Makian volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 2 March-8 March 2016 (New Activity / Unrest)
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.
Wed, 2 Mar 2016, 06:0006:00 AM | BY: VN
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)
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.
Wed, 15 Jul 2009, 06:00
Makian volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 15 July-21 July 2009 (Continuing Activity)
CVGHM reported that on 16 July the Alert Level for Makian was lowered from 2 to 1 (on a scale of 1-4) because no visual changes or increased seismicity were noted. Residents and tourists were not permitted to climb Makian. ... Read all
Wed, 27 May 2009, 06:00
Makian volcano (Halmahera, Indonesia) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 27 May-2 June 2009 (New Activity / Unrest)
CVGHM reported that during 28 May-2 June seismicity from Makian increased, particularly the occurrence of tremor. Little, if any, increases in emissions were seen. The Alert level was raised to 2 (on a scale of 1-4). ... Read all