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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: VA TO FL020 MOV N OBS VA DTG: 05/0321Z to 2000 ft (600 m)

Tuesday Nov 05, 2019 03:30 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 2000 ft (600 m) altitude or flight level 020 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 03:22 UTC, 05/11/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191105/0321Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/95
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL020 MOV N
OBS VA DTG: 05/0321Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL020 S0610 E10524 - S0556 E10518 - S0554
E10528 - S0609 E10530 MOV N 15KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/0921Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1521Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 05/2121Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VA TO FL020 REPORTED BY GROUND OBSERVER AND DISCERNIBLE
ON LATEST SAT IMAGERY MOV N FROM SUMMIT. VA EXPECTED TO
DISSIPATE WITHIN 6 HOURS. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 05/0300Z IMAGERY, 05/0243Z VONA AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20191105/0921Z

Previous news
Tuesday, Oct 29, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 27 Oct 2019
Sunday, Oct 27, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 26 Oct 2019
Saturday, Oct 26, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 1000 ft (300 m) altitude or flight level 010 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 25 Oct 2019
Friday, Oct 25, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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