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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) activity update

Friday Oct 09, 2015 12:05 PM | BY: T

Seismic activity at Lewotobi Laki-Laki during 2015
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.
Previous news
Tuesday, Sep 01, 2015
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). [more]
Lewotobi volcano in Nov. 2014
Thursday, Mar 26, 2015
The alert level of the volcano was raised after a significant increase in seismic activity was detected recently. ... [more]
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. [more]
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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