According to the Sakhalin group of rapid response to volcanic eruptions of the Institute of Geology and Geology of the Far Eastern Branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences, the ejecta column extended to the south of the giant for more than five kilometers.
“No ash fall was observed in the city of Severo-Kurilsk. There is no threat to the life of the population,” the regional department of the Ministry of Emergency Situations reported.
The Ebeko volcano (height 1156 meters) is located seven kilometers from Severo-Kurilsk. It belongs to the ancient humid volcanoes. The last time the giant erupted in 2012, then there was a period of calm, which lasted until October 2016.