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complex volcano 1949 m / 6,394 ft
Indonesia, -8.2°S / 119.07°E
: minor activity or eruption warning
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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.
Typical eruption style:
Explosive and effusive
Last earthquakes nearby
Latest satellite imagesSentinel hub
| Landsat 8
Volcano news & eruption updates:
Sangeang Api volcano (Indonesia): elevated seismic activity triggers alarm
Tue, 21 May 2013, 13:50
13:50 PM | BY: T
An increase in seismicity since 26 April triggered VSI to rise the alert status from 2 to 3 on a scale of 1-4 (from "Waspada", "watch" to Siaga", alert). For the moment, only degassing has been observed as surface activity.
A similar increase in seismic activity was observed in Oct 2012, when the alert was raised as well and then reduced again in November.
CVGHM reported that during November through mid-December observers at the Sangeang, Bima observation post (50 km SW) noted occasional diffuse white plumes rising 5-15 m above Sangeang Api's crater. read all
An eruption warning was issed for Sangeang Api volcano in the Banda Sea (aka "Etna of the Banda Sea"), based on increased seismic activity recorded by PVMBG. No surface activity has been detected so far, but a new eruption from the summit lava dome would not be a surprise. ... read all
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