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Moti volcano

stratovolcano 950 m / 3,117 ft
Halmahera, Indonesia, 0.45°N / 127.4°E
Current status: dormant (1 out of 5) | Reports
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Typical eruption style: Explosive
Moti volcano eruptions: none in historic timesNo recent earthquakes
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Moti (also spelled Motir) volcano forms a 5 km wide island surrounded by coral reefs north of Makian volcano. It is part of the N-S aligned chain of volcanoes off the W coast of Halmahera Island, Indonesia.

Background:

Moti has a truncated conical shape with a crater on the SSW side, and a lava flow is visible on the NW base. The volcano has no confirmed historic activity, although there are reports about a possible small eruption in 1774 or shortly before, although it is likely that this came from its more active neighbor Gamalana.

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