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Saturday, Aug 02, 2014
Activity (effusive and/or explosive) continues at the volcano. On 1 August, a volcanic ash plume was detected on satellite imagery extending 25 km to the WNW, at estimated 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude (VAAC Darwin). [more]
Aster satellite image 20 July with the lava flow (white) on Google Earth (image overlay: Culture Volcan)
Wednesday, Jul 23, 2014
The volcano remains active, and continues to feed the new lava flow traveling inside a ravine on the SE flank. This is confirmed by satellite imagery from 20 July, where the front of the lava flow seems to be already close to the coast. [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: 2 Aug 2014
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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