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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: ERUPTION REPORTED BY GROUND OBSERVER OBS VA DTG: 29/1655Z

Mon, 29 Jul 2019, 17:00
17:00 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU04 at 16:55 UTC, 29/07/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190729/1655Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/79
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION REPORTED BY GROUND OBSERVER
OBS VA DTG: 29/1655Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/2255Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/0455Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 30/1055Z NOT AVBL
RMK: VONA RECEIVED 29/1644Z REPORTING ERUPTION TO UNKNOWN
HEIGHT, VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY IN CLEAR
CONDITIONS. NO WINDS PROVIDED DUE TO NO REPORTED VA HEIGHT.
ADVISORY WILL BE UPDATED 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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