Flat on the volcano Tolbachic opened a new active crater

March 28, 2013. In Tolbachinsky dale in the area of eruption volcano Flat Tolbachic Kamchatka, a new active crater, ITAR-TASS referring to the volcanologists who are watching the eruption of the volcano from the base Tolud in close proximity to the core.

New crater began to "work" for about 400 meters south of the main crater, lava pouring out. Its activity is low, there are very weak emissions of incandescent material and a lot of volcanic ash. Active and old crater: Incandescent material ejected from it to a height of 50 meters.

Experts note that the volcanic activity has decreased compared to the first few weeks after awakening volcano. Flat Tolbachic became active after 36 years of dormancy. He "woke up" November 27, 2012.

Since its eruption, he destroyed two hospital Institute of Volcanology and Seismology in Tolbachinsky dale. However, scientists perceive eruption as a gift for the 50th anniversary of the Institute, celebrated in 2012. They even gave the terrible phenomenon of nature own name: "Cracks eruption 50th Anniversary of the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology in Tolbachinsky dale. "

Streams of lava from the Flat Tolbachik formed a lake of fire. At distances of 50 to 68 kilometers from the foot of the volcano are 5 towns with a total population of more than 8,000 people. Threat to people is not a giant.

Source: Lead

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