13 Sep 11 – Shiveluch volcano on Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula has erupted, with ash rising to an altitude of 6 miles (10 km) above sea level, RIA Novosti news agency reported Tuesday.
During the eruption, a 100-ft-deep (30 meter) crevice formed on top of the volcano, and an earthquake that lasted seven minutes was also recorded.
The activities of the Shiveluch volcano, which rises some 10,800 feet (3283 meters) above sea level, have increased since 2009. The volcano first erupted in 1980.
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