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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 TO FL080, LAST OBS AT 30/1100Z MOV S

Tue, 31 Dec 2019, 15:30
15:30 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 31 Dec 2019
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 31 Dec 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 15:26 UTC, 31/12/19 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191231/1530Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2019/108
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA TO FL080, LAST OBS AT
30/1100Z MOV S
EST VA DTG: 31/1530Z
EST VA CLD: SFC/FL080 S0604 E10521 - S0601 E10526 - S0607
E10549 - S0627 E10548 - S0627 E10522 MOV SE 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 31/2130Z SFC/FL080 S0606 E10521 - S0602
E10524 - S0600 E10551 - S0625 E10550 - S0624 E10526
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 01/0330Z SFC/FL080 S0605 E10521 - S0601
E10525 - S0601 E10552 - S0625 E10550 - S0623 E10526
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 01/0930Z SFC/FL080 S0607 E10521 - S0602
E10524 - S0601 E10551 - S0623 E10550 - S0621 E10526
RMK: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE ON LATEST SAT IMAGERY DUE TO
EXTENSIVE MET CLOUD IN AREA, HOWEVER CVGHM HAVE REPORTED
ONGOING ERUPTION AT 31/0651Z MOVING EAST. HEIGHT AND FCST
BASED ON HIMAWARI-8 IMAGERY, JAKARTA 31/1200Z SOUNDING,
31/0651Z VONA AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20191231/2130Z

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