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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): occasional moderate explosions

Thu, 11 Feb 2021, 08:23
08:23 AM | BY: MARTIN
Moderate explosion at Lewotolo volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Moderate explosion at Lewotolo volcano today (image: PVMBG)
Moderate explosion from Lewotolo volcano generated 700 m high ash column (image: PVMBG)
Moderate explosion from Lewotolo volcano generated 700 m high ash column (image: PVMBG)
The explosive activity of the volcano continues at moderate levels characterized by occasional strombolian-to-vulcanian type eruptions.
According to PVMBG a two moderate explosions occurred at around 12:33 local time yesterday and at 07:35 local time today that generated 2,296 ft (700 m) high grey ash plumes. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the E-SE.
The seismic station recorded about 20 volcano-tectonic earthquakes accompanied by the eruptions.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows and lahars could affect an area of about 3 km distance from the main crater.
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi volcano activity update 11 February 2021

Previous news

Mon, 14 Dec 2020, 09:27
Scoria is being ejected above the crater from Lewotolo volcano (image: @BobyLamanepa/twitter)
PVMBG reported that strombolian activity at the volcano continues from the summit vent accompanied by occasional-to-near-constant explosions. The renewed activity continues to be active after the powerful eruption occurred on 29 November. ... read all

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