A column of ash at an altitude of up to 6 km above sea level was thrown out on Tuesday morning by Klyuchevskoy volcano in Kamchatka. The event lasted for two hours, the Kamchatka branch of the Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences reported.
“Klyuchevskoy volcano began to throw out the ashes today at 5:10 local time (20:10 Moscow time on Monday), and the event lasted for two hours, with the help of video cameras, according to satellite data, the ash plume carried almost 100 km in the northeast Direction “.
As added in the EMERCOM of Russia in the Kamchatka Territory, ash deposition in populated areas has not been recorded.
Klyuchevskaya Volcano (4,750 m) is located in the Ust-Kamchatsky District. The nearest settlement is the village of Klyuchi located 30 km.