Powerful volcanic eruption began in Kamchatka

In Kamchatka began a powerful volcanic eruption Nameless raging in the region of the cyclone prevents the full track event, said Thursday a representative of the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology.

"Video surveillance of the volcano are difficult because of the cyclone raging over Kamchatka, but the seismic data, on Thursday from the crater of the volcano started strong emissions of gas and ash. Satellite image clearly seen numerous outbreaks of lightning-in volcano "- said the representative of the Institute RIA" Novosti ".

He added that the seismic station installed in the area of the volcano, a giant, record multiple local earthquakes and volcanic tremor. The surrounding villages of the eruption was ash falls. A layer of ash has fallen up to 1 cm

The last eruption occurred in the Nameless last July. The eruption in 2009 was one of the most powerful in modern history. Nameless has "explosive", he erupts on average twice a year. Volcano height 2.9 thousand meters above sea level refers to the Klyuchevskaya group of volcanoes of Kamchatka. Nameless is 500 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, on the eastern coast of the peninsula, where does the intercontinental air routes linking the U.S. and Asia-Pacific.

Nameless catastrophic eruption occurred March 30, 1956, while a column of ash rose to a height of 40 km and mud flows have filled the river Kamchatka — the largest river of the peninsula. After the eruption of the USSR began regular monitoring of volcanic activity, have been set up academic institutions, and on 30 March was celebrated Day volcanologist.

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