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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:

Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VONA FOR ERUPTION AT 01/0533Z VA NOT VISIBLE.

Thursday Aug 01, 2019 06:30 AM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU03 at 06:17 UTC, 01/08/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190801/0616Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/67
INFO SOURCE: VONA, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VONA FOR ERUPTION AT 01/0533Z VA NOT
VISIBLE.
OBS VA DTG: 01/0616Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 01/1216Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/1816Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 02/0016Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VONA FOR ERUPTION BASED ON SEISMOGRAM WITH ASH CLOUD
NOT VISIBLE AT 01/0533Z. VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE
IMAGERY. A NEW ADVISORY WILL BE ISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS
RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Seismic trace of the eruption this morning (image: Magma Indonesia / PVMBG)
Tuesday, Jul 30, 2019
Intermittent explosions continue to occur almost every day at the volcano. Recently, their frequency has increased somewhat. ... [more]
Monday, Jul 29, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Jul 23, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 10 Jul 2019
Wednesday, Jul 10, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 9000 ft (2700 m) altitude or flight level 090 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  2 Jul 2019
Tuesday, Jul 02, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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