Volcano news: Lokon
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
Tuesday, Sep 10, 2013
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]
Explosion from Lokon this morning (image: David Pyle)
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-Empung volcano (North Sulawesi, Indonesia) activity update: steaming, degassing, occasional ash explosions
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]
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