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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: restless (2 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), 2019-ongoing
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: VONA FOR ERUPTION TO AT 23/0220Z NOT VISIBLE ON SATELLITE.

Tue, 23 Jul 2019, 03:30
03:30 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU03 at 03:14 UTC, 23/07/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190723/0314Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/78
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VONA FOR ERUPTION TO AT 23/0220Z NOT
VISIBLE ON SATELLITE.
OBS VA DTG: 23/0315Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 23/0915Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 23/1515Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 23/2115Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VONA FOR ERUPTION AT 23/0220Z BASED ON SEISMOGRAM, ASH
CLOUD NOT VISIBLE. NO VA DISCERNIBLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY IN
CLEAR CONDITIONS. A NEW ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED IF NEW
INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Tue, 25 Jun 2019, 15:49
This morning's explosion at Krakatau (image: PVMBG)
The volcano continues to be restless. Most of the time, its crater is only steaming, but occasionally, strong steam-driven explosions happen. ... read all
Tue, 18 Jun 2019, 18:47
Steaming from Anak Krakatau's crater on 17 June 2019 (image: Galih Jati / VolcanoDiscovery Indonesia)
The activity at the reshaped volcano remains intermittent. ... read all
 

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