The eruption of the Shiveluch volcano present no immediate threat to people in the region and no emissions of volcanic dust were monitored at ground level in neighboring villages, ITAR-Tass reported.
Two earthquakes were registered at the volcano over the past 24 hours, which was given a Red Aviation Code under the U.S. Geological Survey Volcano Hazards Program.
A Red Aviation Code is given when an eruption is under way with significant emission of volcanic ash into the atmosphere.
The 10,770-foot Shiveluch, Kamchatka's northernmost active volcano, has been active for more than four weeks.
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