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stratovolcano 1703 m / 5,587 ft
Flores, Indonesia, -8.54°S / 122.78°ECurrent status
: normal or dormant
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| ReportsLewotobi volcano booksLewotobi 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(?), 1675Typical eruption style:
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Lewotobi volcano news & activity updates
Lewotobi volcano (Flores, Indonesia): alert level raised
Thursday Mar 26, 2015 17:37 PM | BY: T
Lewotobi volcano in Nov. 2014
The alert level of the volcano was raised after a significant increase in seismic activity was detected recently.from the Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 18-24 March 2015
White plumes were observed rising 15-20 m above Lewotobi during periods of clear weather from 1 February to 17 March. Seismicity increased significantly on 13 March, especially volcanic earthquakes and shallow volcanic earthquakes; harmonic tremor, Tornillo events, and tectonic events were also detected.
On 17 March the Alert Level was raised to 2 (on a scale of 1-4). Residents and tourists were warned not to approach the craters within a 1-km radius.
Wednesday, Oct 02, 2013
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.
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. ...
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. ...
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