Shiveluch spews ash and shaking

June 4. Emission of ash from the volcano Shiveluch to a height of nine feet above sea level, recorded on Sunday in Kamchatka. Plume of ash from the eruption stretches for 44 kilometers in the south-east. Reports of loss of volcanic dust in the surrounding communities have been reported. Accompanied by the release of an earthquake lasting 19 minutes, which occurred directly on a volcano. There is no danger to the population, according to ITAR-TASS.

Geophysical Service has assigned the highest volcano — "red" — the code of danger, indicating its high seismic activity and the probability of emission of ash to a height of about eight kilometers. Aviation authorities warned of the danger that might pose to aircraft engines ash and gases thrown into the atmosphere of the volcano.

Shiveluch is located 450 kilometers north-east of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Fifty kilometers from the foot of it is a settlement Keys, where more than five and a half thousand people. The volcano has been active since 1980, he is under constant surveillance. Threat to the settlements it is not.

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