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Lopevi volcano
stratovolcano 1413 m (4,636 ft)
Vanuatu, -16.51°S / 168.35°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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Lopevi volcano eruptions:
1863, 1864, 1874, 1883-84, 1892-93, 1898(?), 1908, 1922, 1933, 1939 (2x), 1960, 1962, 1963-65, 1967-69, 1970-72, 1974, 1975, 1976, 1978-79, 1979, 1980, 1982, Jul 1998-2000 Apr, Jun 2001, Jun 2003, Sep 2004, Jan-Mar 2005, (Oct?) 2005-2006 Aug, Apr-May 2007, Feb 2008-?, 2017
Typical eruption style:
explosive and effusive eruption of viscous lava flows
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Lopevi volcano news:

Lopevi volcano (Vanuatu): high activity

Thu, 27 Aug 2020, 20:42
20:42 PM | BY: MATTHEW
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) report that activity at Lopevi volcano is continuing to show high levels of unrest. With the current state, the volcanic activity is likely to increase at any time but it could also remain at the same level for a long time. The volcano activity consists of continuous emission of steam plume. The Lopevi Volcanic Alert Level (VAL) has been at Level 2 since 23 September 2017.
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Links / Sources:
  • https://www.vmgd.gov.vu/vmgd/index.php/geohazards/volcano/alert-bulletin
Previous news
Fri, 26 Jun 2020, 08:11
Lopevi volcano on 18 June (image: Saratamata Tower webcam)
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) reported that seismic unrest of the volcano continues at high levels. The activity is being observed in the summit crater. ... read all
Fri, 13 Jan 2017, 12:28
LVVL seismic recording from Lopevi volcano (GeoHazards)
According to information from Vanuatu's GeoHazards agency, a new (so far small) eruption is under way at the stratovolcano. ... read all
 

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