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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED TO FL020 AT 07/0213Z EST VA DTG: 07/0230Z

Tuesday Jan 07, 2020 02:45 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  7 Jan 2020
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 7 Jan 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU02 at 02:29 UTC, 07/01/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200107/0230Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/6
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL020 AT 07/0213Z
EST VA DTG: 07/0230Z
EST VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
SFC/FL020 270/10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0830Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1430Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/2030Z NOT AVBL
RMK: CVGHM REPORTED ERUPTION TO 200M ABOVE SUMMIT. VA
UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. HEIGHT
AND WINDS BASED ON GROUND REPORT AND MODEL GUIDANCE.
ADVISORY WILL BE RE-ISSUED IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECIEVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

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