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 1000083
Name: Krakatau
Lat/Lon: -6.102 , 105.423
Event Date: 27 Nov 2023 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: 28 Nov 2023 11:13 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 22 Nov 2023 08:54.
PVMBG reported that white gas-and-steam plumes rose as high as 100 m above Krakatau?s summit on most days during 15-21 September and drifted NW, N, and NE. White-and-gray plumes rose as high as 100 m and drifted NW on 21 November. The Alert Level remained at 3 (on a scale of 1-4), and the public was warned to stay at least 5 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: 24 | About casualties: 0 | Last hour: 0

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Estimated casualties (PAGER)

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Exposed population

Data, images, links, services and documents

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