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Makian volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 2 March-8 March 2016 (New Activity / Unrest)

Wed, 2 Mar 2016, 06:00
06:00 AM | BY: VN
PVMBG reported that seismicity at Makian increased at the beginning of January and was characterized by deep volcanic earthquakes, low-frequency events, and tremor. Tremor amplitude increased at the beginning of March. Gas emissions did not change; weak solfatara emissions continued to rise from the crater floor.
The Alert Level was raised to 3 (on a scale of 1-4) on 7 March. Residents and tourists were reminded not to approach the crater within a radius of 1.5 km.

Source: Pusat Vulkanologi dan Mitigasi Bencana Geologi (PVMBG, also known as CVGHM)
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From: Global Volcanism Program, 2016. Report on Makian. In: Mayberry, G (ed.), Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 2 March-8 March 2016. Smithsonian Institution and US Geological Survey.

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Wed, 15 Jul 2009, 06:00

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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) 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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