Anak Krakatau

  • Anak Krakatau is a volcanic island in Indonesia.
  • It formed in 1927 after the Krakatoa volcano eruption.
  • Indonesia lies on the Pacific ring of fire.
  • This makes Indonesia vulnerable to earthquakes.
  • Indonesia also houses 127 active volcanoes and one of these volcanoes is the Anak Krakatau.
  • Why in news? Eruption in Anak Krakatau cased a tsunami in Indonesia.