Lewotobi volcano news & activity updates
Lewotobi volcano (Flores, Indonesia) activity update: steaming and seismic activity decreased, alert lowered back to 1 (out of 4)
Thursday Apr 05, 2012 10:05 AM | BY: T
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.
The Alert Level was lowered to 1 (on a scale of 1-4) on 29 March.
Observers of Lewotobi Perempuan, the second stratovolcano comprising Lewotobi, noted that during January-March diffuse white plumes rose 15 m above the crater and no significant changes had occurred. After 31 August 2011 through 25 March 2012 seismicity fluctuated but declined overall. On 29 March the Alert Level was lowered to 1.
(Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report)
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]