Krakatoa, a volcano in the Sunda Strait between the islands of Java and Sumatra, roared the day before the eruption. At about 10:00 a.m., there was a big explosion sending the rock up to seventy kilometers into the air and scattering it over the area of a million square kilometers. The tsunami which accompanied the volcano explosion circled the globe. According to official sources, about forty thousand people were killed in the incident.
Information provided by the Scientific Russia News Agency. Media outlet’s registration certificate: IA No. FS77-62580 issued by the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media on July 31, 2015.
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