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Krakatau volcano
Caldera 813 m (2,667 ft.) / Anak Krakatau: 189 m
Sunda Strait, Indonesia, -6.1°S / 105.42°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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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.
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Krakatoa (Krakatau) volcano news & eruption updates:

Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VONA 23/0507 FOR ERUPTION. VA HEIGHT UNCONFIRMED.

Tuesday Apr 23, 2019 05:30 AM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU01 at 05:23 UTC, 23/04/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190423/0520Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/61
INFO SOURCE: VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VONA 23/0507 FOR ERUPTION. VA HEIGHT
UNCONFIRMED.
OBS VA DTG: 23/0520Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/1120Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/1720Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/2320Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VONA 23/0507Z RECEIVED FOR ERUPTION. VA NOT OBSERVED ON
SATELLITE IMAGERY. SOME MET CLOUD IN AREA. ADVISORY WILL BE
RE-ISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Seismic trace from Anak Krakatau today, showing explosion signals
Saturday, Mar 30, 2019
The volcano remains restless and produces small to moderate explosions from time to time (every few days on average): earlier today, VAAC Darwin relayed a ground report of a steam-and-ash plume that rose to 1200 m altitude and drifted NE. ... [more]

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