13 January at 7.38 am there was an emission of ash from an erupting volcano crater Kizimen. According to the Ministry of special programs Kamchatka, in the villages and Esso Anavgai Bystrinsky district was ash falls, there is a smell of hydrogen sulfide.
Plume stretches to the north-west of the volcano. Danger to life and health of the population do not. Vulcan is not a threat to human settlements in the region. The situation is under control, said the Regional Ministry.
As correspondent REGIONS.RU the press service of the regional administration, Kizimen volcano began erupting in December 2010. The volcano is located on the western slope of the southern part of the range Tumrok 115 kilometers from the village Milkovo and 265 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Its last eruption occurred in 1928.
Kamchatka volcano ash fell asleep two settlements
Ash falls caused by the eruption of a volcano in eastern Kamchatka Kizimen, held in towns and Esso Anavkay Bystrinsky district, regional spokesman for the Ministry of Special Programmes.
"Powerful ash explosions occurred from the crater in Kizimov 7.38 local time (23.38 MSK medium). Plume stretched for hundreds of kilometers to the north-west of the giant "- said the representative office.
According to him, in the villages and Esso Anavkay fell characteristic Kizimov ash gray color, there is a smell of hydrogen sulfide.
"While the need for any additional security measures not. Along with this population is recommended whenever possible to reduce exposure to the open air in order to avoid poisoning, "- said the source.
Volcanic eruption Kizimen located on the western slope of the southern part of the range Tumrok 115 kilometers from the village Milkovo and 265 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, began in December last year. Its last eruption took place in 1928-1929.
Kizimen — one of 29 active volcanoes in Kamchatka. Silent for decades volcano, whose height is 2.5 thousand meters, began to be active in July 2010. Scientists do not exclude the possibility of strengthening its eruption with the destruction of the volcanic edifice, forming debris avalanches and pyroclastic flows, RIA "Novosti".