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Indonesia Volcano Lets Out Roar Over Weekend
2012-10-08 14:49:15

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online An active Indonesian volcano erupted once again, spewing out clouds of ash and alarming residents as far as three miles away. Mount Lokon, a 5,214-feet volcano on northeast Sulawesi island, has been very active recently, and on Sunday it added another eruption to its track record. Since its biggest eruption in July 2011, when over 5,200 people were evacuated, Mount Lokon has erupted and spewed clouds of ash about 600 times....

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2011-07-20 08:25:00

A central Indonesian volcano that began erupting last Thursday shooting hot ash and smoke into the air through Sunday, erupted twice more on Monday, forcing people to remain in shelters for their own safety, according to a government vulcanologist. Mount Lokon, located on northern Sulawesi Island in Indonesia, until last week has remained dormant since 1991. Monday's "two eruptions happened within ten minutes which sent a column of ash and smoke up to 600 meters (1,968 feet) into the air,"...

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2011-07-18 05:50:00

A central Indonesian volcano that first started erupting last Thursday shot hot ash and smoke into their air again on Sunday in what the Telegraph considers "it's most powerful eruption yet." Mount Lokon, which is located on northern Sulawesi island, is a 5,184 foot volcano that until this past week had not erupted since 1991. Thousands of people were forced to evacuate from a two-mile zone surrounding the volcano, which according to BBC News shot ash, sand, and rocks some 4,800 feet into the...


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