An ash ejection with a height of two kilometers occurred on the Ebeko volcano
An ash plume with a height of four kilometers was recorded on the Ebeko volcano in the Kuril Islands, the ash plume spread five kilometers northeast of the volcano.
“There was an ash ejection at a height of four kilometers above sea level,” says a message on the website of the Kamchatka Volcanic Eruption Response Group of the Institute of Volcanology and Seismology of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
Scientists explained that the volcano is very active with a high probability of eruption. Aviation hazard color code set orange.
Ebeko volcano is located in the northern part of the Vernadsky ridge on the Kuril island of Paramushir. Its height is 1156 meters. Ebeko belongs to the ancient dying volcanoes. Volcanologists consider its lava eruption unlikely.
At the same time, since 2016, the Ebeko volcano has been regularly throwing out columns of ash, the record one was observed on August 31, 2018, when the smoke reached a height of six kilometers. At the beginning of June this year, Ebeko threw a column of ash to a height of 2.5 kilometers.