Kamchatka volcano Shiveluch emitted a column of ash to a height of up to 6.5 km

Kamchatka volcano ShiveluchEmissions of ash to a height of up to 6.5 kilometers from the crater are the northernmost active volcano of Kamchatka — Shiveluch, told RIA Novosti the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

Increased activity of Shiveluch volcano, whose height is about 3.3 thousand meters above sea level, was launched in May 2009. Its dome is a normal eruption fissure cut through a depth of about 30 meters.

"Powerful plumes and gathering glowing avalanche can watch villagers Keys, 40 kilometers from the volcano," — said the source.

According to him, the pictures from space clearly visible thermal anomaly in the active dome Shiveluch. Seismic record local earthquakes in the dome and giant volcanic tremor. According to experts, for the settlements of the Kamchatka region, the closest of which — the settlement of keys, the volcano is currently no danger. However, there is a possibility ash falls: volcanic ash, magmatic material particles with a diameter of up to two millimeters, can cause poisoning in humans and animals due to the complex chemical composition. Aerosol and ash plume can be hazardous to aviation.

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