Lokon volcano (North-Sulawesi, Indonesia): continuing seismic unrest
mer., 13 janv. 2016, 16:2316:23 PM | AUTEUR : T
The volcano remains at significant unrest and moderate to large explosions could occur any time, the latest evaluation report of the volcano observatory states and alert level is being maintained at 3 ("siaga") on a scale of 1-4.
Seismic activity at Lokon volcano 1-12 Jan 2016 (VSI)
During the past weeks, visual activity consisted in degassing creating a plume of 25-150 m above the Tumpalun crater. Seismic activity has been dominated by frequent shallow volcanic earthquakes (up to 21 per day), sometimes felt nearby.
No clear trend has been visible over the past two weeks.
ven., 13 nov. 2015, 08:14
The volcano has been relatively calm at the surface, but internal unrest continues to be significant. VSI keeps the alert level at "Siaga" (Alert) or 3 (out of 4), where it has been since July 2011. Read all