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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: ERUPTION BEGAN AS OF 18Z ON 12 JAN 2017 ACCORDING TO LOCAL OBS.

Friday Jan 13, 2017 02:00 AM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Wellington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVPS01 at 01:56 UTC, 13/01/17 from NZKL
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170113/0156Z
VAAC: WELLINGTON
VOLCANO: LOPEVI 257050
PSN: S1630 E16821
AREA: VANUATU
SUMMIT ELEV: 1413M
ADVISORY NR: 2017/1
INFO SOURCE: PIREP AND WEBCAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: UNKNOWN
ERUPTION DETAILS: ERUPTION BEGAN AS OF 18Z ON 12 JAN 2017
ACCORDING TO LOCAL OBS.
OBS VA DTG: 13/0139Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL100 S1645 E16830 - S1630 E16845 - S1615
E16830 - S1630 E16815 MOV SE 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/0739Z SFC/FL120 S1645 E16845 - S1615
E16900 - S1615 E16815 - S1630 E16815
FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 13/1339Z SFC/FL120 S1645 E16815 - S1645
E16915 - S1600 E16845 - S1615 E16815 - S1630 E16800
FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 13/1939Z SFC/FL120 S1700 E16800 - S1645
E16900 - S1615 E16900 - S1615 E16800 - S1630 E16800
RMK: NIL
NXT ADVISORY: NO LATER THAN 20170113/0756Z

Previous news
Tuesday, Dec 16, 2014
Vanuatu's Geohazard unit has raised the alert level for the stratovolcano, as seismic activity has strongly increased "in a very short time span. ... [more]
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.

[more]

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