Volcano erupts in Indonesia
Jakarta: A volcano erupted in Indonesia Wednesday.
Mount Lokon in eastern Indonesia erupted Wednesday, spewing ash up to 2,000 meters high, said a volcanologist.
The eruption took place at 7.57 a.m., said Kristianto, head of monitoring and search of volcano for eastern Indonesia.
Tourists and locals are not allowed to enter the territory of 2.5 km from the crater, he told Xinhua by phone.
Mount Lokon has shown increasing seismic activity since end of June 2011, according to Volcanology Agency.
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