Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, June 14. / ITAR-TASS /. A series of ash emissions from the volcano Kizimen registered in Kamchatka. Their height ranges from 5 km to 5.9 km above sea level. Threats to human settlements there. Itar-Tass reported today in the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service RAS.
Ash emissions from the giant crater accompanied by local earthquakes. Plume of ash from the eruption lasted for 433 km to the south-east of the giant. On a scale of Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Qwerty, volcano assigned "red" aviation code. He warns about the danger the ash and gases thrown into the atmosphere it can pose to aircraft.
Qwerty experts do not rule out catastrophic eruption Kizimov "with the destruction of the volcanic edifice, forming debris avalanches and pyroclastic flows, ash falls powerful." The behavior of the volcano are being watched.
Kizimen has a height of 2.5 km above the morya.On located 265 km north of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. The last eruption was observed in 1928-1929, but it did not become catastrophic. Since then, the giant "asleep" to 2009 data on other eruptions of this volcano, dating back about 12,000 years, scientists do not have.