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Stratovolcano 1580 m / 5,184 ft
North Sulawesi, Indonesia, 1.36°N / 124.79°ECurrent status
: minor activity or eruption warning
(3 out of 5)
Lokon-Empung webcams / live dataLokon-Empung volcano books | ToursLokon-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, 2015Typical eruption style:
Small-moderate explosive eruptions.Last earthquakes nearby
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Volcano news: Lokon
Wed, 9 Mar 2016, 12:06
Earthquake swarm at Lokon volcano on 8 Mar 2016 (VSI)
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. ...more
Wed, 13 Jan 2016, 16:23
Seismic activity at Lokon volcano 1-12 Jan 2016 (VSI)
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. ...more
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