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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: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL010 MOV E OBS VA DTG: 15/0535Z to 1000 ft (300 m)

Wednesday Jan 15, 2020 05:30 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 1000 ft (300 m) altitude or flight level 010 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAU03 at 05:21 UTC, 15/01/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200115/0535Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/7
INFO SOURCE: CVGHM, HIMAWARI-8
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: DISCRETE ERUPTION TO FL010 MOV E
OBS VA DTG: 15/0535Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL010 S0607 E10525 - S0604 E10524 - S0600
E10549 - S0613 E10557 - S0621 E10545 MOV E 5KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 15/1135Z SFC/FL010 S0604 E10538 - S0600
E10548 - S0608 E10603 - S0625 E10555 - S0618 E10536
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/1735Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/2335Z NO VA EXP
RMK: CVGHM REPPORTED ERUPTION 150M ABV SUMMIT. WEAK VA PLUME
SEEN ON SATELLITE IMAGERY MOVING E AND DISSIPATING QUICKLY.
VA EXPECTED TO DISSIPATE WITHIN NEXT 1 HOUR.
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20200115/1135Z

Previous news
Thursday, Jan 09, 2020
An ash plume from Krakatau volcano captured by satellite on 31 December (image: Sentinel 2)
On 31 December PVMBG recorded that gray ash plumes rose 2,200 m above the summit and on 5 January an ash plume reached 4,307 ft (1,313 m) altitude. ... read all
Friday, Jan 03, 2020
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. ... read all

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