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Latest news from Lokon volcano
Wednesday, Mar 09, 2016
A warning was issued for the volcano and its alert level raised to 3 ("siaga" - alert, on a scale of 1-4) last Monday after a seismic swarm was detected to occur under the edifice. ...
Wednesday, Jan 13, 2016
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. ...
9 Mar 2016 (seismic unrest, eruption warning)
Typical eruption style
: Small-moderate explosive eruptions.
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, 2011-12, 2012-13, 2015
No recent earthquakes
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The twin volcanoes Lokon and Empung, rising about 800 m above the plain of Tondano, are among the most active volcanoes of Sulawesi.
Lokon, the higher of the two peaks (whose summits are only 2.2 km apart), has a flat, craterless top. The younger Empung volcano has a 400-m-wide, 150-m-deep crater that erupted last in the 18th century, but all subsequent eruptions have originated from Tompaluan, a 150 x 250 m wide double crater situated in the saddle between the two peaks.
Historical eruptions have primarily produced small-to-moderate ash plumes that have occasionally damaged croplands and houses, but lava-dome growth and pyroclastic flows have also occurred.
Flowers in front of Lokon volcano (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
Active crater of Lokon volcano. (Photo: mlyvers)
Andi explaining the seismic monitoring of Lokon volcano. (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
Old lava bomb of Lokon volcano (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
Lokon volcano (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
Seismic monitoring of Lokon volcano (Photo: Thomas Spinner)
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