Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Krakatau
in Indonesia

Event summary

GREEN alert: The Krakatau Volcanic eruption is unlikely to require external humanitarian assistance based on the exposed population and coping capacity.

GDACS ID VO 1000045
Name: Krakatau
Lat/Lon: -6.102 , 105.423
Event Date: 25 Apr 2022 UTC
Exposed Population 30km: About 7000 people within 30km
Exposed Population 100km: About 7380000 people within 100km
Max Volc. Explosivity Index VEI: 6
Population Exposure Index PEI: 4
Inserted at: 26 Apr 2022 06:10 UTC

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Updates on volcanic activity (Smithsonian)

The Smithsonian/USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report provides information about global volcanism on a weekly basis. Latest Krakatau report has been published on 20 Apr 2022 08:55.
PVMBG reported that several ash emissions from Anak Krakatau were visible in webcam images and described by observers during 15 and 17-19 April. The ash plumes were variably whitish gray, gray, and black, with all but one characterized as dense. Events at 0327, 1034, and 1837 on 15 April produced ash plumes that rose 0.7-1 km above the summit and drifted SW. Ash plumes at 0925, 1830, and 2215 on 17 April rose 500-800 m above the summit and drifted SW; Strombolian activity produced the ash plume at 1830. On 18 April events at 0358, 0419, 0714, 1246, 1330, and 1558 generated ash plumes that rose as high as 2 km and drifted SW. Ash plumes were visible on 19 April, rising 50-500 m above the summit and drifting SE and NE. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4), and the public was warned to stay at least 2 km away from the crater. Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG, also known as CVGHM)
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Latest media headlines

Articles: 42 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

Indonesia - Anak Krakatau volcanic eruption (BNPB, MAGMA Indonesia) (E ... 2022-04-29T14:59+0200.

On 24 April, Anak Krakatau volcano, located in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra, erupted, and the ash column reached up to 3 km high from the summit of the crater. Effusive and explosive activity has been reported ov
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L’Indonésie lève l’alerte pour le volcan Anak Krakatoa2022-04-27T20:53+0200.

L’Indonésie a relevé le statut d’alerte pour la progéniture du tristement célèbre volcan Krakatoa à son deuxième plus haut niveau lundi, un jour après son éruption et vomit un nuage de cendres imposant à 3 000 mètres (9 800 pieds) dans le c
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Indonesia | Alerta de tsunami por el volcán Krakatoa2022-04-27T19:30+0200.

El departamento indonesio de meteorología (BMKG) señaló, en un comunicado emitido en la noche del lunes que elevaron la alerta al nivel 3 (sobre un máximo de 4) por el incremento de la actividad del volcán Krakatoa, asentado en el estrecho
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Vulcano Anak Krakatoa, alzato il livello di allerta fino a 3 su un mas ... 2022-04-27T12:04+0200.

Fonte: Wikipedia. Domenica 24 aprile il vulcano Anak Kratatoa , nello stretto di Sonda, in Indonesia , ha eruttato facendo alzare drasticamente il livello di allerta per la zona, passata a 3 su un massimo di 4. A preoccupare, oltre all’alti
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: EC-JRC (32), (2), INGV (2), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),