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Makian volcano
Stratovolcano 1357 m / 4,452 ft
Halmahera, Indonesia, 0.32°N / 127.4°E
Current status: normal or dormant (1 out of 5)| Reports
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Makian volcano eruptions:
1550, 1646, 1660(?), 1760-61, 1854(?), 1860(?), 1861-62, 1863, 1864, 1890, 1988
Typical eruption style:
Explosive eruptions. Infrequent but violent explosions with large amounts of ash and pyroclastic flows generated.
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Makian volcano news & activity updates:

Thu, 31 Mar 2016, 08:55
Summary of Makian's seismic activity since Jan 2014 (VSI)
Seismic unrest continues at the volcano with a weak tendency of increase in shallow volcanic earthquakes during the past weeks, possibly related to the ascent of a new magmatic body. ...more
Tue, 8 Mar 2016, 17:21
Seismic activity of Kie Besi volcano (Makian) over the past weeks (VSI)
The alert level of Makian Island's Kie Besi volcano was raised from 1 (normal) to 2 ("waspada" = watch) yesterday, as an increase in seismic activity has been detected recently under the volcano. ...more [read all]
 

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