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An ash plume from Sangeang Api volcano visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Saturday, Dec 28, 2019
Explosive activity during 18-19 December with minor ash emissions from volcano reached 8,000 ft (2,400 m) altitude and drifted W.[more]
Friday, Dec 27, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Darwin warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 10000 ft (3000 m) altitude or flight level 100 and is moving at 10 kts in E direction. ... [more]
 

Sangeang Api volcano

complex volcano 1949 m / 6,394 ft
Indonesia, -8.2°S / 119.07°E
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
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Last update: 28 Dec 2019 (activity resumes)
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.
TimeMag. / DepthDistanceLocation
Sun, 8 Dec 2019
Sun, 8 Dec 20:43 UTCM 2.6 / 10 km12 kmFlores Region, Indonesia
Thu, 5 Dec 2019
Thu, 5 Dec 08:05 UTCM 2.8 / 10 km12 kmFlores Sea (Indonesia)
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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