Indonesia’s Anak Krakatoa volcano erupts

Indonesia’s Anak Krakatoa volcano erupts

Recently, Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano erupted twice in just one hour, sending volcanic ash up to 3,000 meters (9,843 ft) into the air.

  • The 157-metre (515.09 ft) high Anak Krakatoa, located in Indonesia’s Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra, has erupted more than 10 times since March this year.
  • Indonesia is located in the Pacific “Ring of Fire”, and has 127 active volcanoes.
  • The eruption of Anak Krakatoa in December 2018 triggered an underwater landslide, which triggered a tsunami that killed at least 430 people.

Source – Indian Express

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