Tag Archives: Anak Krakatau 2010

Indonesia: The Year of Disasters

Straddling the Pacific Ring of Fire, Indonesia lays claim to 150 active volcanoes — more than any other country. But that distinction also means the country is particularly prone to a range of natural disasters running the gamut from volcanic

Twin Disasters Kill Nearly 500

Video Report: Indonesia’s most volatile volcano spewed searing clouds of debris for hours early Monday. So far, no new casulties are reported. The volcano and last week’s tsunami have killed nearly 500 people in this island nation.

Krakatoa: Will History Repeat Itself

As Anak Krakatau continues to erupt in the Sunda Strait, could we see a repeat of what happened 127 years ago? Here’s a reminder. The best known eruption of Krakatoa culminated in a series of massive explosions on August 26–27,

Indonesia: Krakatoa is Erupting

Video Report: Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano in Sunda Strait, straddling East Java and Sumatra, has spewed ash and flaming rocks. Krakatoa erupted and blew apart in 1883 sending tsunamis as high as 151ft crashing into local islands and some which

Anak Krakatau Ready to Blow

Mount Anak Krakatau, located in the waters of the Sunda Strait continues to demonstrate its activity with two or alert level status. While Dempo still active volcano normal. In addition to experiencing seismicity, Mount Anak Krakatau also continue to release

117 Small Eruptions at Krakatau

Jakarta. The Anak Krakatau volcano located along the Sunda Strait produced 117 small eruptions on Thursday. The sound of the eruptions was audible to the Serang district in Banten, which is 40 kilometers away. “Anak Krakatau’s activities has been escalating