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Caldera 813 m (2,667 ft.) / Anak Krakatau: 189 m
Sunda Strait, Indonesia, -6.1°S / 105.42°E
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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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(4-week round-the-world trip to Hawaii - Vanuatu - New Zealand - Indonesia)Krakatau Volcano Special
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Krakatau volcano news & eruption updates:
Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION OBS BY GROUND OBSERVER EST VA DTG: 18/1255Z
Saturday May 18, 2019 13:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 18 May 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU04 at 12:57 UTC, 18/05/19 from NZKL
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/72
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION OBS BY GROUND OBSERVER
EST VA DTG: 18/1255Z
EST VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/1855Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/0055Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/0655Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VONA RECEIVED 18/1212Z 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
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