Kamchatka volcano Shiveluch threw a column of ash

Shiveluch volcano, erupting in Kamchatka, threw a column of ash to a height of 6.5 km above sea level. Ash plume spread in an easterly direction from the volcano.

For Shiveluch has one of the most threatening – color code orange hazard to aviation. In EMERCOM of Russia in Kamchatskiy Krai, the Agency reported that pelopidas in the settlements of the region are not registered.

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. It is also situated 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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