Lokon-Empung , Indonésia : the level of activity of Lokon is raised from level II (Waspada) to Level III (Siaga).

Lokon-Empung , Indonésia : the level of activity of Lokon is raised from level II (Waspada) to Level III (Siaga).

The activity of Lokon, in the period from February 5, 2016 until March 7, 2016, visually did not indicate any abnormalities or changes to important parts of the crater. The activity is currently dominated by a strong seismic activity in bursts with gas columns…

Lokon-Empung , Indonesia : the level of activity is raised from level II (Waspada) to Level III (Siaga)

Lokon-Empung , Indonesia : the level of activity  is raised from level II (Waspada) to Level III (Siaga)

On March 7 until 24.00 pm, it was recorded three distant tectonic earthquakes (TJ), 25 volcanic earthquakes (VA), 138 shallow volcanic earthquakes (VB) 23 earthquake swarms. Continuous volcanic tremor vibration was recorded with a maximum amplitude of 0.5 to 4 mm. EVALUATION The activity…

Lokon – Empung , Indonesia : the level of activity of Lokon changes .

Lokon – Empung , Indonesia : the level of activity of Lokon changes .

Evaluation : The volcanic activity of Lokon, in 2016, visually showed no significant increase in volcanic or changes in the crater. The activity is now dominated by tall columns emissions of about 250 m above the crater. Based on the seismic data, an eruption…

Lokon-Empung , Indonésia : The potential of eruption is still there .

Lokon-Empung , Indonésia : The potential of eruption is still there .

Based on visual observations, the activity of Lokon, during the period from Jan 13 to 19, 2016, was observed with a white smoke emission, thin to thick, with a height ranging from 25 to 250 m. Some light rain occurred, with a rainfall of…

Lokon-Empung , Indonesia : Mount Lokon was observed emitting thick white smoke.

Lokon-Empung , Indonesia : Mount Lokon was observed emitting thick white smoke.

Evaluation: Based on visual observations of activity, the Mount Lokon was observed emitting thick white smoke diffuses up to a height of 25-250 m. Seismicity of Lokon is dominated by continuous tremors, volcanic earthquakes, earthquake swarms (VB) and emission tremors. During the period from…

Lokon–Empung , Indonésie : white plumes rising as high as 150 m above the crater.

Lokon–Empung , Indonésie : white plumes rising as high as 150 m above the crater.

Although inclement weather sometimes obscured views of Lokon-Empung’s Tompaluan Crater, PVMBG reported that during 10-16 December observers at the post in Kakaskasen Tomohon (North Sulawesi, 4 km from the crater), saw  Seismicity fluctuated, but the seismic spectral amplitude measurement (SSAM) showed a gradual and…

Lokon–Empung, Sulawesi, Indonésia: white plumes rising as high as 400 m above the crater.

Lokon–Empung, Sulawesi, Indonésia: white plumes rising as high as 400 m above the crater.

Although inclement weather sometimes obscured views of Lokon-Empung’s Tompaluan Crater, PVMBG reported that during 3-10 December observers at the post in Kakaskasen Tomohon (North Sulawesi, 4 km from the crater), saw white plumes rising as high as 400 m above the crater. Seismicity fluctuated,…

Lokon-Empung, Nord Sulawesi, Indonésia : the seismicity tends to fluctuate

Lokon-Empung, Nord Sulawesi, Indonésia : the seismicity tends to fluctuate

Based on visual observations, the activity of G. Lokon was observed with white smoke emissions, thin, thick, with a height of around 25-125 m. Seismicity of Lokon is dominated by tremors, low continuous deep volcanic earthquakes (VB) and emission earthquake. In the period from…

Lokon – Empung, Indonesia : Mt. Lokon Ash Cloud Prompts Manado Airport Closure.

Lokon – Empung, Indonesia : Mt. Lokon Ash Cloud Prompts Manado Airport Closure.

Mt. Lokon Ash Cloud Prompts Manado Airport Closure. Officials at a key North Sulawesi airport were forced to shut down operations on Sunday after a 1,580-meter volcano erupted on Saturday, sending ash into the skies and hampering visibility. Mount Lokon erupted on Saturday at…

Lokon-Empung , Nord Sulawesi , Indonesia : eruption of Gunung Lokon.

Lokon-Empung , Nord Sulawesi , Indonesia : eruption of Gunung Lokon.

An eruption of Gunung Lokon was held in Tomohon, North Sulawesi, on August 29, 2015 at 11:48:56 p.m. h. The eruption was accompanied by loud rumblings that were heard from Mount Lokon and Mahawu observation post , located 5.5 km to the east of…