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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

Lewotobi volcano (Flores, Indonesia): increased seismic activity, alert level raised

Wednesday Oct 02, 2013 07:07 AM | BY: T

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.
Previous news
Thursday, Apr 05, 2012
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]
Saturday, Sep 03, 2011
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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