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Indonesia's Anak Krakatau Volcano Has Longest Eruption Since 2018

A man watches Krakatau spewing ash during an eruption, in Serang, Indonesia's Banten province on April 11.

A man watches Krakatau spewing ash during an eruption, in Serang, Indonesia's Banten province on April 11.

Photographer: Ronald Siagian/AFP via Getty Images

Jakarta, Indonesia (AP) -- Indonesia’s Anak Krakatau volcano spewed a column of ash 500 meters (1,640 feet) into the sky in the longest eruption since the explosive collapse of the island caused a deadly tsunami in 2018, scientists said Saturday.

Closed-circuit TV from Indonesia's Center for Volcanology and Geological Disaster Mitigation showed lava flares Friday night.