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Lokon-Empung volcano
Stratovolcano 1580 m / 5,184 ft
North Sulawesi, Indonesia, 1.36°N / 124.79°E
Current status: restless (2 out of 5)
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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
Typical eruption style:
Small-moderate explosive eruptions.
Last earthquakes nearby
Lokon-Empung volcano tours
Volcanoes and Spices (17-day volcano trekking tour to the Molucca Sea: N-Sulawesi, Karangetang and Halmahera)

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Volcano news: Lokon

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Tue, 24 Sep 2013, 16:44
No more explosions have occurred and degassing also has been much reduced recently. While the latest eruptive phase seems to be thus over, it is only a matter of time when the next one will occur.
Thu, 12 Sep 2013, 09:26
Ash emission from Lokon volcano this morning (VSI webcam)
Activity remains elevated. During yesterday, no significant explosions occurred, but the volcano erupted again several times with small explosions and ash emissions today, such as on the attached picture and time-lapse video: Read more...
Tue, 10 Sep 2013, 12:59
More explosions have occurred today (at least 6 so far, at 06:12, 06:55, 07:45, 08:36, 09:51, 15:59), preceded by increased degassing and often followed by continuous ash venting lasting for up to 1-2 hours. Ash plumes rose to elevations of 1-2 km and the Aviation Color code was raised to orange. Read more... read all
Mon, 9 Sep 2013, 09:30
An explosion at 6:30 am (local time) today at Lokon-Empung volcano produced an ash plume that rose to a height of 1.5 km. The explosion was heard 10 km away. Read more... read all
Thu, 25 Jul 2013, 14:59
An explosion occurred Monday (22 July) morning at 05:06 local time, producing an ash plume of about 1200 m height.
Sun, 14 Jul 2013, 02:31
Lokon volcano seen from the webcam today
No recent explosions were reported (which does not mean that there were none), but at least no significant ones have occurred recently. Read more...
Fri, 5 Jul 2013, 07:15
Following several weeks of relative calm, the volcano produced another small ash eruption today. According to local newspapers, an explosion occurred at 12:43 local time and ejected bombs and blocks to up to 700 m height. A small ash plume drifted to the SSW.
Mon, 6 May 2013, 07:13
Another explosion occurred yesterday evening. It was heard in up to 6 km distance and incandescent bombs were ejected to 200 m distance from the Tompaluan crater. Read more... read all
Sun, 14 Apr 2013, 10:35
Another relatively large eruption occurred this morning around 9am local time. The explosion produced an ash plume reported 4 km high (or: altitude?), and strong vibrations felt in up to 5 km distance.h a height of 1580 meters was still in alert status to level III. Read more...
Mon, 8 Apr 2013, 09:23
Another explosion occurred this morning just before 10:00 (local time, 02am GMT). A relatively large ash plume rose about 3 km above the crater to an altitude of 15,000 ft (4.5 km) and drifted SW. The eruption was heard up to 6 km away. Read more... read all
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