Get our newsletter!
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published.
: Our professional team of volcanologists and photographers offers unique travel opportunities: volcano expeditions, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
The Volcano Adventure Guide
: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Caldera 813 m (2,667 ft.) / Anak Krakatau: 189 m
Sunda Strait, Indonesia, -6.1°S / 105.42°E
: minor activity or eruption warning
(3 out of 5)
Krakatau webcams / live data
| ReportsKrakatau volcano videosKrakatau volcano books | Tours
Krakatau volcano eruptions:
1530, 1680-81, 1684, 1883 (Plinian eruption), 1927-30, 1931-32, 1932-34, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938-40, 1941, 1942, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1946, 1946-47, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1955, 1958-59, 1959-63, 1965(?), 1969(?), 1972-73, 1975, 1978, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1988, 1992-93, 1994-95, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2007-8, April 2009-early 2010, Oct 2010 - March 2011, July-Oct 2011, Jan-May + Sep 2012, 2015(?), 2017, 2018 (22 Dec eruption & tsunami
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. Construction of a cinder cone island (Anak Krakatau) inside the caldera formed by the 1883 eruption. Frequent strombolian activity.
Last earthquakes nearby
Krakatau volcano toursFrom Krakatau to Bali
(16-days study and photo tour to Java, Indonesia)A Dream Come True - World Volcano Tour
(4 weeks round-the-world trip to Hawai'i - Vanuatu - New Zealand - Indonesia)Krakatau Volcano Special
(expedition to study & observe Anak Krakatau volcano and its activity)
Latest satellite imagesSentinel hub
| Landsat 8
Krakatau volcano news & eruption updates:
Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION REPORTED BY GROUND OBSERVER AT 24/2005Z
Sunday Mar 24, 2019 23:45 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU04 at 23:42 UTC, 24/03/19 from NZKL
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/56
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION REPORTED BY GROUND OBSERVER AT
OBS VA DTG: 25/2345Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 26/0545Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 26/1145Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 26/1745Z NOT AVBL
RMK: VONA RECEIVED 24/2318Z REPORTING ERUPTION TO UNKNOWN
HEIGHT. VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLOUD. ADVISORY WILL BE UPDATED IF NEW INFORMATION IS
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Sakurajima volcano photos
: One of the world's most active volcanoes, Sakurajima on Japan's Kyushu Island is famous for its frequent vulcanian explosions, often accompanied by eruption lightning.
: We have published several volcano calendars over the years: usually, we use photos taken by us or our participants during our recent volcano tours and expeditions. A perfect gift if you're a fan of volcanoes!
How to watch volcanoes? Which volcano to choose? Some guidelines.
Desert, Salt & Volcanoes
: Experience one of the geologically most active areas on the planet: the Danakil desert in northern Ethiopia. Highlights include Erta Ale volcano with its active lava lake and Dallol hydrothermal fields offering a surreal landscape of colors, salt, geysers and springs.