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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), 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: CVGHM ADVISE ERUPTION BASED ON SEISMIC DATA WITH UNKNOWN HEIGHT.

Friday Aug 23, 2019 20:30 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU03 at 20:16 UTC, 23/08/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190823/2016Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/72
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CVGHM ADVISE ERUPTION BASED ON SEISMIC
DATA WITH UNKNOWN HEIGHT.
OBS VA DTG: 23/2016Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WINDS
SFC/FL050 090/05KT FL050/180 090/15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/0216Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/0816Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/1416Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM ADVISE ERUPTION AT 23/1936Z WITH UNKNOWN HEIGHT.
VA NOT DISCERNIBLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY. VA HEIGHT TO FL050
BASED ON RECENT ERUPTION BUT HEIGHT TO FL180 BASED ON MODEL
GUIDANCE. MOVEMENT BASED ON ATOMOSPHERIC MOTION VECTOR WINDS
AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Eruption of Krakatau this morning (image: PVMBG)
Another eruption occurred this morning at the volcano, and this time, it was observed by the monitoring camera. ... read all
Monday, Aug 19, 2019
The crater lake of Anak Krakatau as observed on 15 or 16 Aug 2019 (image: Stefan Tommasini / facebook)
Two small explosions, probably phreatic (steam-driven), were recorded from the volcano during the past few days, one on 17 Aug at 20:23, the next one earlier today at 09:09 local time. ... read all
 

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