volcano icon  Lopevi Volcano

Lopevi, is the small 7 km wide conical active basaltic - to – andesitic volcano of the Vanuatu arc.

  •  Elevation: 1413 m / 4635 ft
  •  Latitude: 16° 30' 23.30'' S
  •  Longitude: 169° 20' 18.25'' E
Lopevi

Volcano Types

  •  Stratovolcano
  •  Scoria cone

Most recent eruptions

  • When: 12nd - 13th January 2017
  • Effect: Steam column
  • When: 8th June 2003
  • Effect: Plinian eruption and  lava flows from fissures

Past eruptions

  • When: 8th June 2001
  • EffectPlinian eruption,violent explosions generated debris flows,lava flows 
  • When: 1960
  • Effect: Plinian eruption generated pyroclastic flow,lava flows and mixe of strombolienne and vulcanien explosions