Just two of the volcano on Kamchatka threw ash plumes


Just two of the volcano, erupting in Kamchatka – Klyuchevskaya, and Shiveluch – threw on Monday plumes of ash, according to the Kamchatka group volcanic eruption response (KVERT) Institute of Volcanology and seismology Feb RAS.

The column of ash from Klyuchevskaya volcano on Monday afternoon local time, rose to 5 km above sea level. Ash plume stretches East from the volcano, – it is spoken in the message.

A few hours later Shiveluch threw ash column which rose to a height of 4.5 km above sea level. Ash plume stretches for 10 km to the East of the giant.

For both volcanoes KVERT has one of the most threatening – color code orange hazard to aviation.

In turn, EMERCOM of Russia on the Kamchatka edge has informed that pelopidas in the settlements of the region are not registered.

Klyuchevskaya Sopka (Klyuchevskoy volcano – active stratovolcano in the East of Kamchatka, height – 4 thousand 850 m. it Is located 360 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Klyuchevskoy is one of the highest active volcanoes in Eurasia. Coming from the Klyuchevskoy volcano settlements – settlements Keys and Kozyrevsk, Ust-Kamchatsky district, located about 45 km away the eruption of the Klyuchevsky volcano in Kamchatka began on 3 April.

The height of Shiveluch – 3 thousand 283 m highest point of the active part – 2 thousand 800 meters above sea level, age 60-70 thousand years. Shiveluch – the northernmost active volcano of Kamchatka. He is located in Ust-Kaminska district is 45 km from the village of Keys. The activity of Shiveluch intensified in may 2009. As a result, the dome of the volcano cut cleft depth of about 30 m.

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