Mount Empung

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Mount Empung
Gunung Empung
COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Aanleg van een steiger aan de Baai van Menado met op de achtergrond de vulkanen Lokon en Empung TMnr 60027989.jpg
Mount Empung and Mount Lokon seen from Manado Bay.
Highest point
Elevation 1,340 m (4,400 ft)
Listing Volcanoes in Indonesia
Coordinates 1°21′30″N 124°47′30″E / 1.35833°N 124.79167°E / 1.35833; 124.79167Coordinates: 1°21′30″N 124°47′30″E / 1.35833°N 124.79167°E / 1.35833; 124.79167[1]
Mount Empung is located in Sulawesi
Mount Empung
Mount Empung
Location on Sulawesi island
Location Sulawesi, Indonesia
Mountain type Stratovolcano
Last eruption May 2015 (ongoing)[1]

Mount Empung, together with Mount Lokon, is a twin volcano (2.2 km apart) in the North Sulawesi, Indonesia. Both rise above the Tondano plain and are among active volcanoes of Sulawesi. Mount Empung has a 400 m wide and 150 m deep crater at the summit that erupted in the eighteenth century.[1]