Lokon-Empung volcano (Sulawesi, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 29 March-4 April 2017 (Continuing Activity)
PVMBG reported that on 25 March six climbers between the ages of 15 and 20 climbed to Lokon-Empung's Tompaluan Crater, into the restricted area, where one of the climbers fell into the crater and died. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4). Residents and tourists were reminded not to approach the crater within a radius of 1.5 km.
Wed, 29 Mar 2017, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG, also known as CVGHM)
From: Global Volcanism Program, 2017. Report on Lokon-Empung. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 29 March-4 April 2017. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.
Wed, 14 Sep 2016, 06:00
Lokon-Empung volcano (Sulawesi, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 14 September-20 September 2016 (Continuing Activity)
Although inclement weather sometimes obscured views of Lokon-Empung's Tompaluan Crater, PVMBG reported that during 1-14 September observers at the post in Kakaskasen Tomohon (North Sulawesi, 4 km from the crater) saw white plumes rising as high as 250 m above the crater. The number of shallow volcanic earthquakes was the highest on 1 September (20 recorded), and then fluctuated between 1 and 4 per day during 2-14 September. The Alert Level remained at 2 (on a scale of 1-4). ... Read all
Wed, 9 Mar 2016, 12:06
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. ... Read all