Overall Green alert Volcanic eruption for Krakatau
in Indonesia

Event summary

Volcanic eruption Krakatau can have a low humanitarian impact based on the exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID VO 262000
Name: Krakatau
Lat/Lon: -6.102 , 105.423
Event Date: 13 Apr 2020 00:00 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: 01 Aug 2019 07:00 UTC

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 200 | About casualties: 3 | Last hour: 0

Volcano eruption today: Indonesia's Krakatoa ERUPTS as Iceland volcano ... Wed, 15 Apr 2020 04:51:00 +0200.

activity is on the rise in some parts of the world. Indonesia’s Krakatoa, also known as Krakatau, erupted once again on Friday, April 10, with residents reporting they could hear the rumbles from miles around. Center for Volcanology and Ge
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Indonesian Volcano 'Anak Krakatau' Fired Lava and Ash Into the Sky Las ... Tue, 14 Apr 2020 23:46:00 +0200.

Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano blasted a thick, gray cloud of ash some 1,640 feet skyward over the weekend in the longest-lasting eruption since 2018, reports Edna Tarigan for the Indonesia has not reported any damages or deaths so far,
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El país del sudeste asiático tiene 127 volcanes activos y lo sacuden h ... Tue, 14 Apr 2020 01:06:00 +0200.

Yakarta.- Indonesia es un país lleno de hermosos paisajes y mucha cultura, pero también un país donde ha habido numerosas erupciones volcánicas y tsunamis. El fenómeno más reciente ocurrió hace apenas unos días, luego de que el volcán Anak
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Erupción de 15 volcanes en una misma nocheMon, 13 Apr 2020 23:09:00 +0200.

El pasado viernes por la noche el mundo fue sorprendido por la erupción del volcán indonesio Anak Krakatau (Hijo de Krakatoa), que es considerado uno de los volcanes más peligrosos del planeta. De acuerdo con los primeros reportes, el volcá
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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (30), (1), INGV (2), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), INFORM (2),