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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: CVGHM ADVISE ERUPTION BASED ON SEISMIC DATA WITH UNKNOWN HEIGHT

Sunday Aug 25, 2019 15:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 25 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 25 Aug 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU03 at 15:25 UTC, 25/08/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190825/1524Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/73
INFO SOURCE: VONA, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CVGHM ADVISE ERUPTION BASED ON SEISMIC
DATA WITH UNKNOWN HEIGHT
OBS VA DTG: 25/1524Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WINDS
SFC/FL050 160/15KT FL050/180 060/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 25/2124Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 26/0324Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 26/0924Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM ADVISE ERUPTION AT 25/1441Z 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 MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
Seismic signal of a station on Krakatau volcano showing an eruptive phase earlier today (image: PVMBG)
Sunday, Aug 25, 2019
Several eruption have occurred at the volcano during the past days, the volcano observatory reported. ... [more]
Friday, Aug 23, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Eruption of Krakatau this morning (image: PVMBG)
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Another eruption occurred this morning at the volcano, and this time, it was observed by the monitoring camera. ... [more]
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 22 Aug 2019
Thursday, Aug 22, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Wellington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 3000 ft (900 m) altitude or flight level 030 . ... [more]
 

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