Volcano, Child of Krakatau has intensified in Indonesia

Authorities fear that tourists could suffer
Today, October 4, the Indonesian government asked tourists and fishermen not to approach closer than two kilometers., For smokers volcano known as "Child of Krakatoa."

The volcano in the Sunda Strait, located 130 kilometers west of Jakarta, capital of Indonesia, came after the terrible eruption of Krakatoa in 1883, which killed tens of thousands.

"Child of Krakatoa" is growing by leaps and bounds — up to five meters a year. At the moment, the height of the volcano is 400 meters and it is very popular with tourists.

But at the Center of Volcanology and Seismology, fear of increasing tectonic activity of the volcano. Since last week, the number of tremors increased from 200 to 7,200 a day. Authorities fear that the increased activity could lead to hotter rocks and their collapse into the ocean, writes «Associated Press».

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