VolcanoDiscovery's start page
-Contact | Imprint | || Français | Deutsch
edit translation
Check out our destinations and tours!
Follow us:
Lokon-Empung volcano
Stratovolcano 1580 m / 5,184 ft
North Sulawesi, Indonesia, 1.36°N / 124.79°E

Lokon-Empung webcams / live data
Lokon-Empung volcano eruptions:
1375, 1775, 1829, 1893-94, 1930, 1942, 1948, 1951-53, 1958-59, 1961, 1962, 1963-64, 1965, 1966, 1969-70, 1971, 1973-74, 1975-80, 1984(?), 1986-87, 1988, 1991-92, 2000-01, 2002, 2002-03, 2011
Typical eruption style:
Small-moderate explosive eruptions.
Last earthquakes nearby

Volcano news: Lokon

latest (2013) | 2012 | 2011 | archive
Tuesday, Sep 24, 2013
No more explosions have occurred and degassing also has been much reduced recently. While the latest eruptive phase seems to be thus over, it is only a matter of time when the next one will occur.
Thursday, Sep 12, 2013
Ash emission from Lokon volcano this morning (VSI webcam)
Ash emission from Lokon volcano this morning (VSI webcam)
Activity remains elevated. During yesterday, no significant explosions occurred, but the volcano erupted again several times with small explosions and ash emissions today, such as on the attached picture and time-lapse video: ...more
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013
Explosion from Lokon this morning (image: David Pyle)
More explosions have occurred today (at least 6 so far, at 06:12, 06:55, 07:45, 08:36, 09:51, 15:59), preceded by increased degassing and often followed by continuous ash venting lasting for up to 1-2 hours. Ash plumes rose to elevations of 1-2 km and the Aviation Color code was raised to orange. ...more [read all]
Monday, Sep 09, 2013
An explosion at 6:30 am (local time) today at Lokon-Empung volcano produced an ash plume that rose to a height of 1.5 km. The explosion was heard 10 km away. ...more [read all]
Thursday, Jul 25, 2013
An explosion occurred Monday (22 July) morning at 05:06 local time, producing an ash plume of about 1200 m height.
Sunday, Jul 14, 2013
Lokon volcano seen from the webcam today
Lokon volcano seen from the webcam today
No recent explosions were reported (which does not mean that there were none), but at least no significant ones have occurred recently. ...more
Friday, Jul 05, 2013
Following several weeks of relative calm, the volcano produced another small ash eruption today. According to local newspapers, an explosion occurred at 12:43 local time and ejected bombs and blocks to up to 700 m height. A small ash plume drifted to the SSW.
Monday, May 06, 2013
Another explosion occurred yesterday evening. It was heard in up to 6 km distance and incandescent bombs were ejected to 200 m distance from the Tompaluan crater. ...more [read all]
Sunday, Apr 14, 2013
Another relatively large eruption occurred this morning around 9am local time. The explosion produced an ash plume reported 4 km high (or: altitude?), and strong vibrations felt in up to 5 km distance.h a height of 1580 meters was still in alert status to level III. ...more
Monday, Apr 08, 2013
Another explosion occurred this morning just before 10:00 (local time, 02am GMT). A relatively large ash plume rose about 3 km above the crater to an altitude of 15,000 ft (4.5 km) and drifted SW. The eruption was heard up to 6 km away. ...more [read all]

Show more news

latest (2013) | 2012 | 2011 | archive

More on VolcanoDiscovery:


Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.