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Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka) emitted Column of Ashes on 10 km Height



Volcano is becoming more active.



27.Mar.15 3:52 PM
By Elena Nekrasova
Photo gazeta19.ru

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Shiveluch volcano (Kamchatka) emitted Column of Ashes on 10 km Height
Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations reported about a column of ashes which was emitted by Shiveluch volcano located in Kamchatka. Huge cloud was blown away by the wind on 50 km distance from volcano.

Shiveluch is an active volcano which is situated on Kamchatka Peninsula. Its diameter at the bottom is 45-50 km. Its area is approximately 1,300 square kilometers.

Volcano has become more active over the last few years. This is why such emission is considered to be absolutely common occasion. On the other hand the last emission was more powerful in comparison with others. Such note was made by Yuriy Demyanchuck who is the head of local volcanic station.

Column of ash was emitted at 10:00 a.m. The scene could be seen very well due to clean and bright weather. The cloud was blown away by strong win within 30 minutes after emission.

There is no information about injured people who live in the villages located next to the volcano. Ashes cloud went by and did not leave any consequences in living areas.

Shiveluch volcano was assigned danger code “orange” for the aviation.



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