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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.
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Volcano news: Lokon

Lokon-Empung volcano (North Sulawesi & Sangihe Islands, Indonesia) activity update: intermittent ash explosions every 1-3 days

Sun, 9 Dec 2012, 02:40
02:40 AM | BY: T
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.
Previous news
Mon, 26 Nov 2012, 10:16
Based 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 all
Wed, 21 Nov 2012, 11:05
Another small eruption was observed by our reporters at the volcano observatory on 20 Nov. ... read all
Sun, 11 Nov 2012, 09:32
A 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. ... read all
Sun, 21 Oct 2012, 10:05
Lokon Volcano erupted again on Saturday (20/10/2012) at around 01:33 am in the morning. read all
Sun, 7 Oct 2012, 12:05
New eruptions were reported from Lokon today. This afternoon 14:05 local time, an explosion occurred and was heard in up to 6 km distance. The height of the eruption column could not be assessed as the volcano was covered in clouds. PVMBG recommends not to approach the crater within 2.5 km distance. ... read all
 

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