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Lewotobi volcano
stratovolcano 1703 m / 5,587 ft
Flores, Indonesia, -8.54°S / 122.78°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)| Reports
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Lewotobi volcano eruptions:
2003, 2002, 1999, 1991, 1990, 1971, 1970, 1968-69, 1939-40, 1935, 1932-33, 1921, 1914, 1909-10, 1907, 1889, 1869, 1868, 1865, 1861, 1859(?), 1675
Typical eruption style:
Explosive
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Lewotobi volcano news & activity updates

Fri, 9 Oct 2015, 12:05
Seismic activity at Lewotobi Laki-Laki during 2015
The official alert level of the volcano was lowered back to "normal" on 7 Oct. The Lewotobi Laki-Laki stratocone been showing signs of unrest (increased volcanic earthquakes during March-May this year), but seismic activity has since then returned and remained at normal background levels.
Tue, 1 Sep 2015, 11:05
PVMBG reported that white plumes were observed rising 15 m above Lewotobi during periods of clear weather from 17 July to 25 August. Seismicity decreased significantly during 1-25 August. The Alert Level was lowered to 1 (on a scale of 1-4).
Thu, 26 Mar 2015, 17:37
Lewotobi volcano in Nov. 2014
The alert level of the volcano was raised after a significant increase in seismic activity was detected recently. ...more [read all]
Wed, 2 Oct 2013, 07:07
Following an increase in seismic activity recorded since 28 September, VSI raised the alert level to 2 ("Waspada","watch") on a scale of 1-4. No changes in surface activity, degassing from fumarole vents, has been noted.
Thu, 5 Apr 2012, 10:05
CVGHM reported that seismicity at Lewotobi Lakilaki, one of two stratovolcanoes comprising Lewotobi, fluctuated but declined overall during 18 September 2011-25 March 2012. No significant changes were observed at the volcano. ...more [read all]
Sat, 3 Sep 2011, 07:42
Increased seismic activity and weak steaming from the southern peak of Leweotobi volcano (Gunung Lewotobi Perempuan, "Woman of Lewotobi") with a height of 1703 m has triggered a raise of the alert level from 1 (normal) to 2 (alert). Residents and tourists in the area are advised not to approach the volcano. ...more

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