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Friday, Jul 10, 2015
The volcano continues to erupt. On Wednesday (8 July), an explosion generated an ash plume that rose to 9,000 ft (2.7 km) altitude and drifted 35 km to the south. ... [more]
Heat signal from Sangeang Api volcano during the past year (MIROVA)
Sunday, Jun 28, 2015
Satellite data suggest that a new lava flow is active traveling from the summit crater of Doro Api through a narrow ravine on the SE side of the volcano. ... [more]

Sangeang Api volcano

complex volcano 1949 m / 6,394 ft
Indonesia, -8.2°S / 119.07°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
Sangeang Api webcams / live data
Last update: 10 Jul 2015
Typical eruption style: Explosive and effusive
Sangeang Api volcano eruptions: 30 May 2014 (subplinian), 1997-99, 1985-88, 1966, 1964-65, 1958, 1957, 1956, 1955, 1954, 1954, 1953, 1927, 1912, 1911, 1860, 1821, 1715, 1512. No recent earthquakes
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Sangeang Api volcano is one of the most active in the Lesser Sunda Islands. It forms a small 13 km wide island off the NE coast of Sumbawa. Sangeang Api Volcano consists of 2 overlapping cones: active Doro Api (1949 m) and the older cone and Doro Mantoi (1795 m).
Sangeang Api's eruptions are often effusive with lava flows accompanying strombolian activity following an initial explosive phase.

Background:

The two large trachybasaltic-to-tranchyandesitic volcanic cones of Doro Api and Doro Mantoi were constructed in the center and on the eastern rim of an older, now almost buried caldera. Flank eruptions have built flank cones on the south side of Doro Mantoi and near the northern coast.

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