The Bezymianny Volcano on Kamchatka Threw a 6-Kilometer Column of Ash
OREANDA-NEWS The Bezymianny Volcano in Kamchatka threw out a column of ash to a height of six thousand meters above sea level, according to the Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Group (KVERG) of the Institute of Volcanology and seismology of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
"On Monday morning local time on the volcano Nameless was recorded ash release. Its height was up to 6 thousand meters above sea level. The ash plume stretches for 300 kilometers in the North-West direction from the volcano," the report said.
According to preliminary data, ash fallout in the settlements of the Kamchatka territory has not been recorded.
It is noted that the volcano has an increased — "orange" — aviation code.
Bezymianny Volcano is located about 500 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky on the Eastern coast of Kamchatka. Its height is 2.9 thousand meters. The last explosive eruption of Bezymyanny volcano was recorded on September 1, 2012. After that, the volcano also showed serious activity in December 2017, when the giant recorded ash emissions to an altitude of 15 thousand meters above sea level.
The catastrophic eruption of Bezymyanny volcano occurred on March 30, 1955. Then the ash columns rose to a height of more than 40 kilometers, and mud flows filled the Kamchatka river — the most on the Peninsula. After this eruption in the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics regular observations of volcanoes activity began, specialized scientific institutions were created, and on March, 30 the day of the volcanologist began to be celebrated.
On December 21, it was reported that the Shiveluch volcano in the Kamchatka territory threw out the second pillar of ash in a day.