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Anak Krakatau back to life? 3 eruptions within 12 hours

July 20, 2022

Anak Krakatau exploded 3 times on July 18, 2022.

The first occurred at 08:26 WIB, sending a plume of gas and gray to black ash up to 2000 meters above the summit (2157 m above sea level) that drifted towards southwest. This eruption was recorded on a seismograph with a maximum amplitude of 53 mm and a duration of 127 seconds.

The second explosion occurred at 3:49 p.m. WIB. The plume of gas and gray ash observed 2500 meters above the summit (2657 meters above sea level). This eruption was recorded on a seismograph with a maximum amplitude of 55 mm and a duration of 97 seconds.

The third explosive event occurred at 5:30 p.m. WIB. The gray ash plume reached 2500 m above the summit (2657 m above sea level) before drifting to the southwest. This eruption was recorded on a seismograph with a maximum amplitude of 55 mm and a duration of 73 seconds.

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