Lewotolo volcano erupts for the first time since 2012, Indonesia

Lewotolo volcano erupts for the first time since 2012, Indonesia

After eight years of rest with little to no seismic activity, Indonesia's Lewotolo volcano (locally Ili Lewotolok) erupted late Thursday, November 26, 2020, sending an ash plume up to 500 m (1 640 feet) above the summit. A continuing phase of large ash emissions…

Lewotolo volcano Alert Level raised, Indonesia

Lewotolo volcano Alert Level raised, Indonesia

Indonesian authorities have raised the Alert Level for Lewotolo stratovolcano, East Nusa Tenggara from 1 to 2 (on a scale of 1 – 4). The Aviation Color Code remains Yellow. The last eruption of this volcano took place in 2012. The decision to raise the alert level…

Increased seismicity, alert level raised for Lewotolo volcano, Indonesia

Increased seismicity, alert level raised for Lewotolo volcano, Indonesia

Indonesian authorities have raised the alert level for Lewotolo volcano to Level 2 (Alert) on Sunday, October 8, 2017 due to increased seismicity and degassing detected under the volcano since August 2017. The last eruption of this volcano started on January 2, 2012…

Increased activity at Lewotolo volcano, Indonesia

Increased activity at Lewotolo volcano, Indonesia

Hundreds of people living near the Lewotolo volcano in the Indonesian province of East Nusa Tenggara were evacuated on Thursday due to its increased volcanic activity. CVGHM reported that white plumes rose 50 – 250 m above the summit of Lewotolo during the month of…