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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, Indonesia) activity update

Thursday Jan 24, 2013 10:26 AM | BY: T

A new, relatively large explosion occurred this morning at 5am local time. The online newspaper KabarCepat mentioned that the explosion was heard up to 6 km away.
Following the initial eruption, the volcano continued to produce a strong steam plume, interrupted by smaller explosions for almost all day. More than 3 mm of ash were deposited 4 km to the NE in Kinilow.
Previous news
Wednesday, Jan 16, 2013
Another explosion occurred this morning at 09:33 local time. It was weaker than the previous ones and produced a plume rising to about 12,000 ft (3.6 km) altitude and drifting NE, VAAC Darwin reported. [more]
Sunday, Jan 13, 2013
A series of 3 smaller ash eruptions occurred today at 09:09, 09:15 and 09:19 local time. The explosions produced ash plumes rising about 700 m above the crater and the roar could be heard in up to 6 km distance. ... [more]
Saturday, Jan 12, 2013
Another vulcanian explosion has occurred this morning around 05:43 local time (21h43 GMT). The eruption only lasted a few minutes and produced an ash column rising about 1500 m above the volcano and drifting to the north towards Manado. ... [more]
Tuesday, Jan 08, 2013
Another explosion occurred today sending an ash plume to 8,000 ft (2.4 km) altitude. [more]
Wednesday, Jan 02, 2013
A new strong explosion occurred today at 06:58 local time producing an ash plume rising 3.5 km as local media reported. [more]

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