April 24.On the Indonesian island of Sulawesi erupted volcano Lokon, said on Tuesday the agency EFE citing local authorities.
The volcano threw it in the air column of ash and dust. The eruption in a radius of five kilometers from the crater occurred curl tremors. Local authorities advised residents not to approach the volcano. At the moment, the evacuation has not been announced. Volcano height of 1 thousand 580 meters to the north of the island, 20 km from Manado, the capital of the province of North Sulawesi.
Active volcano Lokon
April 24. In Indonesia, the local residents around Mount Lokon in Tomohon, North Sulawesi, was asked to leave their homes after the steady growth of the volcanic activity from 4:00 pm local time. From the words Sutopo Purwo Nugroho, representative of the National Agency for Disaster Reduction (BNPB), the country declared a Level 3 alert. They also asked local authorities and services unconditionally to listen to all their advice and exactly fulfill them. The first thing you need to do is to ensure removal of people within a radius of 2.5 km. from the crater of the volcano Lokon.
Lokon volcano, an altitude of 1580 meters, is located 20 km. west of Manado, North Sulawesi. According to the Volcanic and Geological Disaster Reduction Center (PVMBG), Lokon volcano last erupted June 14, 2011, spewing a cloud of ash into the sky and lava to a height of 1.5 kilometers.
The next day the eruption reached a height of 600 meters. Then killed two people. Other eruptions occurred in 1991 and 2001. Then killed a Swiss tourist. Lokon volcano eruption in 2001 covered the entire capital of North Sulawesi — Manado, a layer of ash.
Source: Rage Of Nature