Indonesia 27.8.1883. At 10: 02 on the morning of Sumatra and Java between strait happened in the known history of the big boom, when the Krakatau volcano erupted explosively.
the sound wave killed people and animals Sundansalmen beaches. People go deaf still 65 miles away.
the Voice was so powerful that it was heard on, inter alia, in Australia ("like distant cannon fire") and the east coast of Africa. It corresponds to about the same as New York explosion in the consultations in Helsinki.Krakatoa eruption caused the history of the world the absurd most bang, which had a magnitude of 285 decibels. AOP
the ash cloud rose up to 50 miles in height, and blacked out the surrounding areas. Up to 40 meter high tsunami waves sunk the ship on the Java coast.
the british ship Norham Castle was about 70 miles away Krakatausta. Captain's log entry telling the confusion.
I Write this in the darkness. The explosions were so powerful that the man side are the eardrums ruptured. I am convinced that the judgment day has come.
the Captain's lokikirjaote is Simon winchester's book Krakatoa: The Day the World Exploded.Image in 1969 from a disaster movie Krakatoa, East of Java. Eruption tsunami killed at least 36 000 people. AOPVastasi 10 000 Hiroshima atomic bomb
Krakatoa eruption plunged out of about 25 cubic kilometers of rocks and ash. The explosion corresponded to a magnitude of about 10 000 Hiroshima to drop the atomic bomb.
the sound wave was so strong that it was registered at the weather station across the world for 34 hours at intervals of about five days. Sound travels through the air around the earth just about 34 hours.
160 miles from the measurements in a volume of 180 decibels. Because sound attenuates as it progresses, the boom is at the scene had 285 decibels. The louder sound is not mankind's measurement history in unknown.In 1883, the eruption destroyed Krakatoa map, but it is born of the Anak Krakatau, krakatau's child, who is a very active volcano. The picture is of this year the fourth of July. AOP
Story first published the evening paper on the website 28.8.2018.