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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)
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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Krakatoa (Krakatau) volcano news & eruption updates:

Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION RECORDED BY SEISMOGRAM OBS VA DTG: 06/0229Z

Thursday Feb 06, 2020 02:45 AM | BY: VN

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU01 at 02:30 UTC, 06/02/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200206/0229Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/9
INFO SOURCE: VONA
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION RECORDED BY SEISMOGRAM
OBS VA DTG: 06/0229Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0829Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1429Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/2029Z NO VA EXP
RMK: VONA RECEIVED 06/0213Z REPORTING ERUPTION TO UNKNOWN
HEIGHT, SUMMIT OBSCURED BY MET CLOUD. VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON
SATELLITE IMAGERY DUE TO MET CLOUD. ADVISORY WILL BE UPDATED
IF NEW INFORMATION IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
An ash plume from Krakatau volcano captured by satellite on 15 January (image: Sentinel 2)
Friday, Jan 17, 2020
PVMBG recorded during 6-12 January white ash plumes that rose 50-200 m above the summit crater. ... [more]
An ash plume from Krakatau volcano captured by satellite on 31 December (image: Sentinel 2)
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. ... [more]
Strombolian eruption at Krakatau volcano (image: PVMBG)
Friday, Jan 03, 2020
On 29 December PVMBG recorded an ash plume that rose 656 ft (200 m) above the summit and drifted N. ... [more]

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