In Kamchatka volcano Shiveluch awake

In Kamchatka recorded series of ash emissions from the volcano Shiveluch. Height of the most powerful could reach 6.5 km above sea level. Risk to human settlements there, said today the Kamchatka Branch of the Geophysical Service RAS.

Ash emissions accompanied by earthquakes occur directly on the volcano and continue from 7 minutes to 28 minutes. Keys from the village, located 50 km from the foot of the Shiveluch, could see a column of ash rose above it to a height of about 4.7 km above sea level. Fallout of volcanic ash in the village, which is home to about 5.7 thousand people, was not observed.

According to the Kamchatka Group Volcanic Eruption Response (KVERT), the volcano is assigned an "orange" aviation color code, a warning about the danger the ash and gases thrown them into the air, may be engine flight technology.

Shiveluch — the northernmost active volcano in the Kamchatka peninsula. The absolute height of giants — 3283 m highest point of the active part, called the Young Shiveluch — 2500 m above sea level, the diameter of the crater — 1.5 km.

Continuous monitoring of the volcano has been ongoing for more than 30 years, according to ITAR-TASS.

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