Ebeko Volcano Ash Eruption on Paramushir Island: Latest News Update and Volcanic Activity Report

2023-12-24 03:45:46

The Kamchatka branch of the Unified Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences announced that the Ebeko volcano on the Kuril island of Paramushir threw out a column of ash to a height of 3 km, Zakon.kz reports.

Volcanologists note that the ash emission was recorded on December 24 at 9:54 local time (3:54 Astana time).

“The height of the ash emission was regarding 3,000 meters above sea level,” the message said in Telegram.

Ebeko Volcano, 1156 m high, is located on Paramushir Island, seven kilometers northwest of Severo-Kurilsk in the northern part of the Vernadsky Ridge. Regular emissions (from weak to moderate) have been ongoing since October 20, 2016, which is normal activity for the volcano. The record emission was registered on August 31, 2018. Then a column of smoke rose to a height of six kilometers from the new crater of the volcano, formed in 2017.

Earlier it was reported that a volcano began to erupt on the Reykjanes Peninsula in Iceland. Residents of the nearby town of Grindavik were evacuated due to lava flows and volcanic ash emissions.

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