The Shiveluch volcano which has reported on the Kamchatka Peninsula has thrown a column of ash and gas to an altitude of 10 kilometers.
Last night localized earthquakes and rock slides were reported in addition to the eruption of lava. The most serious activity lasted for 50 minutes.
The volcano has been classified as being a code red threat and poses a danger to aviation and travel.
The Shiveluch volcano is the northernmost active volcano in Kamchatka. After years of being inactive it began erupting on December 4, 2006.
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A Russian TV station has reported yesterday from this Eruption with some video footage from the eruption. Russian volcanoes are not often videotaped
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