Sunday, March 29, 2009

Krakatau Volcano, Indonesia - John Seach

Activity has increased at Anak Krakatau volcano in Indonesia. Between 19-23 March 2009, an average of 6 shallow volcanic earthquakes were measured per day, compared to 2 per day over the past year. On 24th March, 31 shallow volcanic earthquakes were measured, and 62 earthquakes on 25th March, when visual observations showed white-gray emissions rising 400 m above the crater. Anak Krakatau remains at level 2 alert (waspada). A 1 km exclusion zone has been placed around the crater of Anak Krakatau. Locals have been advised that fishing is still permitted around the island.
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