Kamchatka volcano Shiveluch threw a column of ash

Volcano Shiveluch in Kamchatka threw a column of ash to a height of 6 km above sea level.

This event on the volcano occurred on Tuesday afternoon local time. Shiveluch is cloudy, but according to the height of the ash release, it can be judged from seismic data, the seismic event on the volcano lasted for 15 minutes.

The height of Shiveluch is 3 thousand 283 m, the highest point of the active part is 2 thousand 800 m above sea level, the age is 60-70 thousand years.

Shiveluch is the northernmost active volcano in Kamchatka, located 45 km from the village of Klyuchi in the Ust-Kamchatsky district, where about 5 thousand people live.

Activity Shiweluch intensified in May 2009. As a result, the dome of the volcano was cut by a crevice depth of about 30 meters.