Volcanologists recorded a 1.5-kilometer ash column above the Karymsky volcano. As a result of the eruption, an ash cloud measuring 44 × 67 km was formed in the sky. Ashes drift 110 kilometers south-east of the giant at an altitude of 2-2.5 kilometers. Karymskomu assigned the “orange” air safety code.
Karymsky is only 115 km from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. One of the most active volcanoes on the peninsula over the last century erupted 20 times, many episodes of its rampage lasted for years.