Tag Archives: Krakatoa Eruption 2010

Three Explosions at Anak Krakatau

Hundred of Anyer villagers panicked after three big explosions were heard from Mount Anak Krakatau on early Sunday morning. ‘We are quite sure that the explosions came from Anak Krakatau. I heard those terrible sounds myself,” Cikoneng resident Mumut, said

Anak Krakatau’s Crater Expanding

Cinangka, Banten. The crater of Anak Krakatau in the Sunda Strait has expanded to a diameter of 25-26 meters, an Indonesian volcanologist says. The news comes as the frequency of eruptions of the volcano, once misidentified as Krakatoa, increases: On

Spectacular Eruptions at Krakatau

Video Report: This is an amateur video taken of Anak Krakatau erupting on Monday. There is some comentary and some footage taken at night.

Krakatau’s Eruption Escalating

Mount Anak Krakatau continues its frenzied expulsion of volcanic material, including hot rocks, sand and dust shrouded in toxic fumes — seven times more frequently than just a week earlier. “Usually Mt. Anak Krakatau experiences an average of 90 to

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