Krakatau is Rebuilding Itself


Last night, Anak Krakatau erupted for, I think, the first time since its December 2018 collapse.

Here is a news report and a distant view of the event from an observatory on land:



And here is some local coverage from about 12 hours ago, with close-up images of the eruption and some mention of “thuds” (per Google Translate of the text accompanying this video) that authorities later said did not come from Anak Krskatau.



This 2019 Sunday Morning Volcano post on Krakatau includes embeds of an excellent documentary on the 1883 eruption as well as amazing footage of Anak Krakatau’s birth roughly a century ago.


Update, April 11, 2020, 4:30 p.m., Pacific: Just found this in my Twitter feed (note the link to a live cam in the Indonesian tweet):


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Featured image: Anak Krakatau in 2016, by Dwi Pambudo via Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 4.0



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