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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 REPORTED BY GROUND OBSERVER OBS VA DTG: 07/0720Z

Friday Feb 07, 2020 07:30 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on  7 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 7 Feb 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAU03 at 07:24 UTC, 07/02/20 from ADRM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200207/0720Z
VAAC: DARWIN
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
AREA: INDONESIA
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/10
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION REPORTED BY GROUND OBSERVER
OBS VA DTG: 07/0720Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/1320Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1920Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/0120Z NOT AVBL
RMK: VONA RECEIVED 07/0657Z REPORTING ERUPTION BASED ON
SEISMOGRAM DATA TO UNKNOWN HEIGHT, SUMMIT OBSCURED BY 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]

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