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Lewotolo volcano
stratovolcano 1423 m / 4,669 ft
Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia, -8.27°S / 123.51°E
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Lewotolo volcano eruptions:
2012, 1951, 1920, 1899, 1864, 1852, 1849, 1819, 1660
Typical eruption style:
Explosive

Lewotolo volcano news:

Lewotolo volcano (Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia): spectacular eruption

Sun, 29 Nov 2020, 08:23
08:23 AM |
The powerful eruption from Lewotolo volcano this morning (image: PVMBG)
The powerful eruption from Lewotolo volcano this morning (image: PVMBG)
Lapilli-sized pyroclastic material from Lewotolo eruption (image: @SkyAlertMx/twitter)
Lapilli-sized pyroclastic material from Lewotolo eruption (image: @SkyAlertMx/twitter)
The activity of the volcano continues at high levels. As we mentioned in the last update, the renewed activity began on 27 November characterized by continuing ash emissions.
A powerful vulcanic explosion occurred at 09:45 local time this morning that produced a dense dark ash plume, which rose approx. 13,123 ft (4,000 m) above the summit.
Soon after the eruption, moderately strong ash rain of lapilli set in, covering all surfaces as local people informed on social media.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows and lahars could affect an area of about 2 km distance from the main crater.

Previous news
Fri, 27 Nov 2020, 07:41
Large ash content erupted from Lewotolo volcano today (image: PVMBG)
After almost an eight years calm period with little seismic or no activity, when the volcano's last eruption occurred in January 2012, it seems to have picked up again today at high levels. ... read all
Wed, 2 Jan 2019, 11:00
Recent seismic activity under Lewotolok volcano (image: Magma VSI)
The volcano observatory raised the alert status of the volcano to 2 ("Waspada" on the Indonesian 1-4 scale), as an increase of volcanic earthquakes and fumarolic activity had been observed during the past week. ... read all
Sun, 8 Oct 2017, 13:21
Recent seismic activity at Lewotolo volcano (image: PVMBG)
The alert level of the volcano was raised yesterday from from Level I (Normal) to Level II (Alert), the Indonesian volcano monitoring agency PVMBG reported. ... read all

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