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Event: VO Volcano
Number: 1991-000013
Country: IDN Indonesia
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Date (YMD): 1991-10-24
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Information Source:UN DHA
Comments: Mount Lokon volcano in north Sulawesi first erupted Thursday 24 October 1991, at 09:31 hrs local time, followed by several weaker eruptions. Eruption is magmatic (fresh molten rock) throwing ash and smoke up to 2,000 meters high and glowing blocks up to 300 metres distance from crater. Weaker eruptions still continue to date. Few casualties reported. Glowing blocks caused minor damage to buildings. Main road in sub-district of Tomohon is covered by ashes ranging from 4 to 10 centimeters thick. 227 acres of plantation fields were destroyed and another 149 acres slightly damaged. Estimated total loss is USD 1,000,000. According to local authorities, 7,679 out of 9,031 inhabitants from villages Kinilow, Tinoor I and Tinoor Ii were evacuated to neighbouring villages.
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