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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: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL080 EST VA DTG: 30/1530Z

Monday Dec 30, 2019 15:45 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 15:30 UTC, 30/12/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191230/1530Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/104
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL080
EST VA DTG: 30/1530Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0605 E10527 - S0659 E10522 - S0645
E10443 - S0616 E10459 - S0604 E10524 MOV S 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/2130Z SFC/FL080 S0603 E10527 - S0614
E10545 - S0658 E10537 - S0653 E10501 - S0604 E10521
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/0330Z SFC/FL080 S0606 E10523 - S0603
E10526 - S0630 E10606 - S0658 E10551 - S0656 E10524
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/0930Z SFC/FL080 S0606 E10522 - S0603
E10528 - S0629 E10609 - S0655 E10556 - S0657 E10530
RMK: HEIGHT LOWERED TO FL080. VA UNABLE TO BE IDENTIFIED ON
LATEST IMAGERY ALTHOUGH HOTSPOT REMAINS AND EMISSIONS
EXPECTED TO BE CONTINUING. HEIGHT AND FORECAST BASED ON
HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, JAKARTA 30/0000Z SOUNDING, AND MODEL
GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20191230/2130Z

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