Lokon volcano (N-Sulawesi, Indonesia): new eruption on 27 Dec 2011
Tuesday Dec 27, 2011 11:05 AM | BY: T
Mt. Lokon volcano near Tomohon city in North Sulawesi erupted again with 3 explosions on Tuesday (26 Dec) early morning shortly after 3 am local time, the Jakarta Post reports. The eruptions followed a rapid increase in seismic activity detected since Monday. An exclusion zone of 2.5 kilometers around the volcano is in place.
The last significant activity at Lokon was in mid July, when a violent phase of ash explosions forced the evacuation of 5,000 people from 3 villages.
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