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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: ERUPTION OBS BY GROUND OBSERVER OBS VA DTG: 13/0840Z

Monday May 13, 2019 08:45 AM | BY: VN

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

FVAU02 at 08:38 UTC, 13/05/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190513/0840Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/67
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION OBS BY GROUND OBSERVER
OBS VA DTG: 13/0840Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL010 225/05KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/1440Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/2040Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/0240Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VONA RECIEVED 13/0806Z REPORTING ERUPTION TO FL010 MOV
N. VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO OBSCURATION
BY MET CLOUD. WINDS BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE. ADVISORY WILL
BE UPDATED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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