Sulawesi & Sangihe Islands (Indonesia), 0.74°N / 124.42°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)
The compound Ambang volcano is the westernmost of the active volcanoes on the northern arm of Sulawesi. The 1795-m-high stratovolcano rises 750 m above lake Danau. Several craters up to 400 m in diameter and five solfatara fields are located at the summit. Ambang's only known historical eruption, of unspecified character, took place in the 1840s.
Explosive, construction of lava domes, pyroclastic flows - at present fumarolic activity
Ambang volcano eruptions: 2005 (phreatic), 1845 (+-5)
Latest nearby earthquakesNo recent earthquakes
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