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Caldera 813 m (2,667 ft.) / Anak Krakatau: 189 m
Sunda Strait, Indonesia, -6.1°S / 105.42°E
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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
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
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
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
Thursday, Jan 09, 2020
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
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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