Makian volcano news & activity updates:
Makian volcano (Kie Besi) (Molucca Sea, Indonesia): continued seismic unrest
Thursday Mar 31, 2016 08:55 AM | BY: T
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.
No surface changes or other alarming signs have been observed at the volcano. While an eruption is not considered likely to be imminent, VSI maintains the alert level 2 (on a scale of 1-4) and advises locals and visitors not to climb Makian's Kie Besi volcano and stay away from the summit within a radius of 1.5 km distance.
Makian volcano (Kie Besi) (Molucca Sea, Indonesia): increase in seismic activity, alert level raised
Tuesday, Mar 08, 2016
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]