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Caldera 813 m (2,667 ft.) / Anak Krakatau: 189 m
Sunda Strait, Indonesia, -6.1°S / 105.42°E
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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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Krakatau volcano toursFrom Krakatau to Bali
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Krakatau volcano news & eruption updates:
Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL080 EST VA DTG: 31/0330Z
Tue, 31 Dec 2019, 03:45
03:45 AM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU02 at 03:31 UTC, 31/12/19 from ADRM
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/106
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION TO FL080
EST VA DTG: 31/0330Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0603 E10526 - S0612 E10539 - S0637
E10538 - S0637 E10512 - S0615 E10514 - S0603 E10523 MOV S
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/0930Z SFC/FL080 S0603 E10527 - S0612
E10541 - S0635 E10538 - S0637 E10518 - S0620 E10517 - S0603
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/1530Z SFC/FL080 S0603 E10523 - S0603
E10527 - S0610 E10541 - S0635 E10543 - S0636 E10518 - S0617
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/2130Z SFC/FL080 S0603 E10527 - S0610
E10541 - S0635 E10543 - S0636 E10518 - S0617 E10516 - S0603
RMK: 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
30/1200Z SOUNDING AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20191231/0930Z
The activity at the volcano has increased during the past days. Small to moderate explosive activity seems now to have become more frequent if not nearly continuous. ... read all
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