Eruptions of Lokon volcano, Sulawesi, Indonesia

Eruptions of Lokon volcano, Sulawesi, Indonesia

  • EOS News
31 Oct 2012

Lokon is a stratovolcano located in Sulawesi, Indonesia. It is one of the most active volcanoes in the region, with hundreds of eruptive events and ash plumes in the past decades.

Lokon has erupted about forty times in September 2012, according to the National Disaster Mitigation Agency (BNPB). The volcano kept erupting throughout October. Lokon produced mostly ash plumes in historical times, but explosive eruptions have also occurred.

For more information, please visit the Global Volcanism Progam webpage.

References: 

Article on Lokon in the Jakarta Globe

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