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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: 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
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191231/0330Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
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
5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/0930Z SFC/FL080 S0603 E10527 - S0612
E10541 - S0635 E10538 - S0637 E10518 - S0620 E10517 - S0603
E10522
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 31/1530Z SFC/FL080 S0603 E10523 - S0603
E10527 - S0610 E10541 - S0635 E10543 - S0636 E10518 - S0617
E10516
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 31/2130Z SFC/FL080 S0603 E10527 - S0610
E10541 - S0635 E10543 - S0636 E10518 - S0617 E10516 - S0603
E10522
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

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