Anak Krakatau volcano eruption in Indonesia

Anak Krakatau volcano eruption in Indonesia  Ash plumes rose to a height of 3 km and covered the sky of the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in Indonesia, after the eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano on Sunday.  According to the "News Asia" channel, the authorities ordered the residents to stay at least two kilometers from the eruption site and to wear masks due to the air pollution. The eruption was ranked second, out of four levels of threat, according to the system adopted in Indonesia.  It is noteworthy that the famous Krakatau volcano was located on the site of the current volcano. However, the 1883 eruption of Krakatau, which killed 35,000 people, devastated the island and the volcano. As a result of a series of volcanic eruptions in 1927-1930, Anak Krakatau erupted at this site.  Indonesia, located in a seismically hazardous region in the Pacific Ring of Volcanic Fire, has approximately 130 active volcanoes. In the last eruption of Anak Krakatau in 2018, a tsunami that arose after the eruption claimed 429 lives.  Source: Interfax

Ash plumes rose to a height of 3 km and covered the sky of the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra in Indonesia, after the eruption of the Anak Krakatau volcano on Sunday.

According to the "News Asia" channel, the authorities ordered the residents to stay at least two kilometers from the eruption site and to wear masks due to the air pollution. The eruption was ranked second, out of four levels of threat, according to the system adopted in Indonesia.

It is noteworthy that the famous Krakatau volcano was located on the site of the current volcano. However, the 1883 eruption of Krakatau, which killed 35,000 people, devastated the island and the volcano. As a result of a series of volcanic eruptions in 1927-1930, Anak Krakatau erupted at this site.

Indonesia, located in a seismically hazardous region in the Pacific Ring of Volcanic Fire, has approximately 130 active volcanoes. In the last eruption of Anak Krakatau in 2018, a tsunami that arose after the eruption claimed 429 lives.

Source: Interfax
Previous Post Next Post