Volcano news & eruption updates:
Sangeang Api volcano (Flores Sea, Indonesia): possible continuing lava dome growth
wo, 11 nov 2015, 17:2117:21 PM | DOOR: T
PVMBG reported that observers at the Sangeang Api observation post in Desa Sangeang Darat, Bima, West Nusa Tenggara, reported that during 1 July-30 September diffuse white plumes rose up to 250 m above the crater rim. During 1 October-1 November white-to-gray plumes rose as high as 350 m.
Heat signal from Sangeang Api volcano during the past year (MIROVA)
Beginning on 23 October occasional weak thumping noises were reported. Crater incandescence possibly indicated lava-dome growth or lava-flow advancement.
The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4); visitors and residents were warned not to approach the crater within a 1.5-km radius.
Mon, 24 Aug 2015, 15:29
A thermal hot spot of moderate intensity from the volcano's summit continues to be visible on satellite data, suggesting some weak activity continues there. Lees alle
Fri, 10 Jul 2015, 17:57
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. Lees alle
Sun, 28 Jun 2015, 09:36
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. ... Lees alle
Sat, 2 Aug 2014, 12:05
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). ... Lees alle
Wed, 23 Jul 2014, 11:05
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. ... Lees alle