Ebeko Volcano on Russia’s Kuril Islands Erupts Ash Up 1.2 Miles

YUZHNO-SAKHALINSK, Russia (Sputnik) – Ebeko volcano on the Paramushir Island, a part of Russia’s Kuril Islands archipelago within the northern Pacific Ocean, has disgorged a column of ash 2 kilometers (1.2 miles) in top on Wednesday, the regional department of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations mentioned.

“On 30 December afternoon, the crisis management center of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations in the Sakhalin Region was informed of an ash eruption from Ebeko volcano up to 2 kilometers in height,” the authority mentioned in a press launch.

The ash cloud traveled east over 5 kilometers and resulted in gentle ashfall within the Severo-Kurilsk city, the ministry mentioned. According to the press launch, the incident has not posed any dangers for human exercise.

Ebeko’s ash eruptions have been common since October 2016, starting from gentle to medium. The report eruption dates again to August 2018, when the 1,156-kilometer volcano disgorged an ash column 6 kilometers in top from a brand new mouth that emerged a 12 months earlier.

Sourse: sputniknews.com

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