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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), 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 (Sunda Strait, Indonesia): weekly volcanic activity report 25-31 Dec 2019

Friday Jan 03, 2020 10:10 AM | BY: MARTIN
Strombolian eruption at Krakatau volcano (image: PVMBG)
Strombolian eruption at Krakatau volcano (image: PVMBG)
On 29 December PVMBG recorded an ash plume that rose 656 ft (200 m) above the summit and drifted N.
On 30 December satellite images suggested that the crater lake was almost gone, replaced by tephra deposits and a growing cone.
PVMBG noted that during 30-31 December seismicity increased, minor inflation was recorded. An ash plumes reached 9,185 ft (2,800 m) altitude.
On 31 December at 06:51 local time surveillance cameras observed dense gray-to-black ash plume that rose around 1 km above the summit and drifted S.
The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4), and the public was warned to remain outside of the 2-km-radius hazard zone from the crater.
Source: Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 25-31 Dec 2019
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