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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
Last earthquakes nearby
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Lopevi volcano news:

Lopevi volcano (Vanuatu): eruption warning, access to island closed

Tuesday Dec 16, 2014 10:32 AM | BY: T

Vanuatu's Geohazard unit has raised the alert level for the stratovolcano, as seismic activity has strongly increased "in a very short time span.
From visual and satellite observations, it is clear that the volcano is in an eruption phase."
The island of Lopevi has been declared a "NO GO ZONE" until further notice.
Previous news
Monday, May 08, 2006

Lopevi volcano is in a more active state as pilot overservations suggest. Ash is visible at about 3 km altitude and small lava flows have been observed on the volcano's eastern flank.

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