Shiveluch Volcano on Kamchatka has thrown out an ashes column on height of seven kilometers above sea level, the Kamchatka group of response to volcanic eruptions (KVERT) of Institute of volcanology and seismology of the FEB RAS reports.
“Peplovy emission has happened on Tuesday morning local time. Height of emission of ashes has made up to 7000 meters above sea level. Height of a volcano is 3283 meters. Taking into account the direction of wind the peplovy loop has extended to three kilometers in east direction from a volcano” — it is said in the message.
The “orange” code of aviation danger is assigned for a volcano.
Shiveluch — the most northern active volcano of Kamchatka. He is located approximately in 45 kilometers from the settlement Keys. The volcano is thrown up since spring of 2009, his eruptions, as a rule, have explosive character.