Sunday, August 28, 2011

Lokon’s Mountain, North Sulawesi erupts again, August 28, 2011

The eruption of Mount Lokon has not abated. On Sunday, August 28, 2011 at 07.51 local time, another eruption occurred again following last month eruption. According to The Volcanic and Geological Disaster Mitigation Center (PVMBG) of Indonesia, the eruptions column reached 2,500 meters from Topaluan crater of the mountain. Series of volcanic tremors were recorded since 8pm on Saturday. With an extensive increasing numbers of earthquakes occurs about six hours prior to the eruption, 69 volcanic tremors were recorded during span time of 00.00-06.00 that day. Previously, after the July 14 eruption, the agency has lowered this mount's alert level from level IV to level III.

Images source: Detik


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