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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:

Krakatoa volcano (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): field report and video 17 June

Tuesday Jun 18, 2019 18:47 PM | BY: T

Steaming from Anak Krakatau's crater on 17 June 2019 (image: Galih Jati / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Steaming from Anak Krakatau's crater on 17 June 2019 (image: Galih Jati / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Heat signals from Krakatau volcano as detected with the MODIS sensor from satellite (image: MIROVA)
Heat signals from Krakatau volcano as detected with the MODIS sensor from satellite (image: MIROVA)
The activity at the reshaped volcano remains intermittent.
During the ongoing Krakatau to Bali tour, a small group with expedition leader Galih Yati managed to land and visit Anak Krakatau Island and observed strong steam emissions from the still water-filled crater from close:

Water temperatures in the crater lake seemed high, estimated about 50-80 deg Celsius. Weak to moderate thermal signals continued over the past weeks, with intermittent stronger explosions.
Previous news
Sunday, Jun 02, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 28 May 2019
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Krakatau's water-filled crater as seen on 4 May 2019 (image: Galih Jati / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
Saturday, May 25, 2019
The volcano remains restless and produces intermittent explosions every few days or so from its new crater. These are likely caused by overheated water in the upper conduit flashing to steam, although no precise information is available. ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 18 May 2019
Saturday, May 18, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Friday, May 17, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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