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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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Krakatau volcano news & eruption updates:
Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION REPORTED BY GROUNG OBSERVER AT 02/2207Z
Tuesday Jul 02, 2019 23:30 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 2 Jul 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU02 at 23:26 UTC, 02/07/19 from ADRM
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/76
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION REPORTED BY GROUNG OBSERVER AT
OBS VA DTG: 02/2326Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 03/0526Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 03/1126Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 03/1726Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VONA REPORTING MINOR ERUPTION AT 02/2207Z WITH NO
HEIGHT PROVIDED. VA NOT DISCERNIBLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY.
ADVISORY WILL BE UPDATED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
Tuesday, Jun 25, 2019
The volcano continues to be restless. Most of the time, its crater is only steaming, but occasionally, strong steam-driven explosions happen. ... read all
Tuesday, Jun 18, 2019
The activity at the reshaped volcano remains intermittent. ... read all
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. ... read all
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