Volcano news: Lokon
Thu, 27 Dec 2012, 11:05
Wed, 26 Dec 2012, 12:05
The volcano continues produce a large steam plume and sproadic ash explosions, sometimes strong ones: on 25 December, an eruption at 17:24 (local time) caused ash fall up to 6 km away, and a smaller was recorded this morning at 6:15 (local time) and sent a plume of ash to a height of several hundred meters above the Tompaluan crater.
Mon, 17 Dec 2012, 06:53Another explosion occurred at Lokon-Empung at 12:09 local time this morning. The plume from the eruption rose about 3 km. The explosion was so loud that, according to local press articles, it created a mild panic in nearby villages (Kakaskasen, Tomohon). Read more...
Tue, 11 Dec 2012, 11:05
More explosions of weak intensity have occurred today at 13:42, 14:10, and 15:03 local time.
Tue, 11 Dec 2012, 07:13Another ash explosion occurred at 12:10 local time today, followed by a smaller one at 12:41 and 13:16 local time. Read more... read all
Lokon-Empung volcano (North Sulawesi & Sangihe Islands, Indonesia) activity update: intermittent ash explosions every 1-3 days
Sun, 9 Dec 2012, 02:40
Small to medium-sized explosive ash eruptions continue to occur every 1-3 days (such as on 3, 6, 7 and 9 Dec). Ash plumes observed from ground and by satellite reached estimated 10-17,000 ft (3-5 km) altitude.
Mon, 26 Nov 2012, 10:16Based on information from the VSI (Volcanologal Survey of Indonesia, the Darwin VAAC reported that at 03:00 (local time?) on 26 November, data suggested an ash plume from Lokon-Empung. Read more... read all
Wed, 21 Nov 2012, 11:05
Another small eruption was observed by our reporters at the volcano observatory on 20 Nov.
Sun, 11 Nov 2012, 09:32A new small eruption occurred at Lokon volcano today at 13:47 local time. According to local news articles, residents heard a loud bang and observed ash coming out from the crater. Ash was not seen on satellite data.
Lokon-Empung volcano (North Sulawesi & Sangihe Islands, Indonesia) activity update: occasional ash explosions
Sun, 21 Oct 2012, 10:05
Lokon Volcano erupted again on Saturday (20/10/2012) at around 01:33 am in the morning. Read more...