The Kuril Islands and currently experiencing lots of seismic and volcanic activities in the last few days. After the M6.5 earthquake of October 10, 2018, another M6.7 earthquake hit the region. In the meantime, the Ebeko volcano, a highly active somma volcano located on the northern end of Paramushir Island, Kuril Islands, Russia, has also erupted sending plumes of ash 4,000 meters in the air.

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M6.7 earthquake hits off the Kamchatka Russia on October 13 2018. Map via USGS

Two days ago, 3 earthquakes greater than M6.0 and a M7.0 hit along the ‘Ring of Fire’ within just 5 hours. One of these strong shakings occurred in the Kuril Islands, Russia.

Today again, a strong M6.7 tremor was recorded off the Kamchatka Peninsula in the Sea of Okhotsk at a depth of 410 km (255 miles), so really, really deep.

Meanwhile, the Ebeko volcano erupted on October 9, 2018. Here another impressive video:

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KVERT – Ebeko eruption
USGS – M 6.7 – 262km NW of Ozernovskiy, Russia

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