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A giant pillar of ash threw Klyuchevskoy volcano in Kamchatka

A giant pillar of ash threw Klyuchevskoy volcano in Kamchatka
Photo: kscnet.ru
Klyuchevskoy volcano in the Kamchatka Territory continues its activity. In the middle of the day, according to local time, he released a pillar of ash 5,5 km above sea level. An increased "orange" hazard code for aviation has been established.

According to the Kamchatka group of observations of volcanic eruptions, the ash shelf stretches 130 km southeast of the volcano. However, there are no settlements on his way, no complaints were received from the population in the rescue service.

In the first half of November, experts announced the beginning peak eruption Klyuchevskoy volcano. For the first time in three years, lava emissions were recorded in the vent. The volcano is the highest active in Eurasia, its height reaches 4,75 km. The distance to the nearest settlement does not exceed 30 km.