Get our newsletter!
Volcano Calendar 2020
: We're proud to present our 2020 volcano calendar: 13 different and attractive images of volcanoes, volcanic landscapes and phenomena taken during volcano tours over the past two years.
: "One of the most eye-catching guides to the world’s volcanoes ever published.
: Our professional team of volcanologists and photographers offers unique travel opportunities: volcano expeditions, photo tours, and relaxed walking & study tours.
The Volcano Adventure Guide
: Excellent information and background for anyone wishing to visit active volcanoes safely and enjoyably. The book presents guidelines to visiting 42 different volcanoes around the world.
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Caldera 813 m (2,667 ft.) / Anak Krakatau: 189 m
Sunda Strait, Indonesia, -6.1°S / 105.42°ECurrent status
: minor activity or eruption warning
(3 out of 5)Krakatau webcams / live data
| ReportsKrakatau volcano videosKrakatau volcano books | ToursKrakatau 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.Last earthquakes nearby
Krakatau volcano toursFrom Krakatau to Bali
(16-days study and photo tour to Java, Indonesia)A Dream Come True - World Volcano Tour
(4 weeks round-the-world trip to Hawai'i - Vanuatu - New Zealand - Indonesia)Krakatau Volcano Special
(expedition to study & observe Anak Krakatau volcano and its activity)Latest satellite imagesSentinel hub
| Landsat 8
Krakatoa (Krakatau) volcano news & eruption updates:
Krakatau Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED TO FL040 MOV E AT 10/1143Z OBS VA DTG: 10/1210Z
Monday Feb 10, 2020 12:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Krakatau volcano on 10 Feb 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Darwin (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVAU03 at 12:06 UTC, 10/02/20 from ADRM
VOLCANO: KRAKATAU 262000
PSN: S0606 E10525
SUMMIT ELEV: 813M
ADVISORY NR: 2020/12
INFO SOURCE: HIMAWARI-8, CVGHM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: ORANGE
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED TO FL040 MOV E AT 10/1143Z
OBS VA DTG: 10/1210Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA WIND
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 10/1810Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 11/0010Z NOT AVBL
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 11/0610Z NOT AVBL
RMK: VA UNIDENTIFIABLE ON SATELLITE IMAGERY IN RELATIVELY
CLEAR CONDITIONS, LIKELY DUE TO SMALL ERUPTION SIZE.
SHORT-LIVED ERUPTION APPARENT ON SEISMOGRAM DATA. HEIGHT &
WINDS BASED ON VONA AND MODEL GUIDANCE. ADVISORY WILL BE
REISSUED IF NEW INFO IS RECEIVED.
NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES
Friday, Feb 07, 2020
After a few weeks of mostly calm, activity of the volcano has again picked up a bit at the volcano. ...
Friday, Jan 17, 2020
PVMBG recorded during 6-12 January
white ash plumes that rose 50-200 m
above the summit crater. ...
More on VolcanoDiscovery:
Books about Volcanoes
: A selection of great books about volcanoes and volcanism, grouped into sections of different reading level interest.
Ibu volcano photos
: Ibu in Halmahera is one of the most active, but rarely visited volcanoes in Indonesia. A spectacular lava dome is growing inside the volcano's breached crater, with frequent explosions.
Vulkane Italiens - order online
: 88 pages, brilliant color photos, German language - this beautifully illustrated guidebook is a perfect introduction and companion for all interested in Italy's rich and varied volcanic areas.