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Monday, July 11, 2011

Lokon Status Becomes Warning

lokon mountain at level IV
Lokon Mountain at Level IV (okezone.com)
On July 9, 2011, yesterday we had to write the status of Lokon Mountain at level III. You can read it through Lokon Mountain Still On Standby Status. Since the activity recorded on June 27, 2011, its activity increased. Volcanic earthquakes occur very often. Government of Indonesia has announced this news via the official website http://pvmbg.bgl.esdm.go.id/. After the activities are becoming more frequent, on July 10, 2011 at 5:01 am local time seen a high gray-white ash eruptions approximately 500 m.

Since 9 July yesterday has happened 6 times in volcanic earthquakes, shallow earthquake 12 times, 35 times earthquakes volcanic eruptions. So Lokon continue to emit SO2 gas to fluctuate. This show was the existence of the gas supply of volcanic magma.

The threat of danger for now is the occurrence of magmatic eruption accompanied by a burst of incandescent material, thick sand and ash rain with or without the flow of heat clouds followed by a sudden eruption. Communities that are on the Village Kinilow (Environment 1, 2, 3 and 7), Kinilow I (Environment 5) and Sub Kakaskasen I to be evacuated to safety from the threat of eruption Lokon Mountain. The public do not approach the area radius of 3.5 kilometers from the crater Tompaluan (Events). Should the occurrence of lava on the flow of the river.

Local Government continuously coordinating with the Observation Post Lokon Mountain (Phone No. 0431361076) in the village of Kakaskasen, Tomohon, North Sulawesi or the Center for Volcanology and Geological Hazard Mitigation, Geological Agency in Bandung.

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