OREANDA-NEWS The ash emission to a height of 2.7 kilometers was recorded by specialists on Wednesday morning at the Kuril volcano Ebeko, the press service of the Kamchatka branch of the Unified Geophysical Service of the Russian Academy of Sciences informs.

"Ash emission at a height of 2.7 kilometers above sea level," the report says.

According to experts, the plume spread in an easterly direction for a distance of more than five kilometers.

The 1,156-meter-high Ebeko volcano is located on Paramushir Island, seven kilometers northwest of Severo-Kurilsk in the northern part of the Vernadsky Ridge. Regular emissions (from mild to moderate) on it have been going on since October 20, 2016, which is normal activity for a volcano. The record release was registered on August 31, 2018. Then a column of smoke shot up to a height of six kilometers from the new mouth of the volcano, formed in 2017.