Shiveluch volcano on Kamchatka threw ash to a height of 4 km
Moscow. 3 Feb. INTERFAX.RU On the Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka) has occurred ash emissions to a height of 4 km, according to the website of EMERCOM in the region on Sunday.
“The plume has spread in a South-westerly direction from the volcano. The spread of ash plume localities no”, — stated in the message.
Vulcan assigned “orange” aviation code of the danger that could threaten low-flying aircraft.
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, located 45 km from the village of Keys Ust-Kamchatsky district, where about 5 thousand people. 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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