The Ubinas volcano, Peru erupted after 9 months of calm on October 3, 2016 followed by fiery explosions at Mt. Kliuchevskoi, Russia, at night.
The Russian volcano sent plumes of ash and gas to over 5 km asl, while ash coverage has been reported in towns around the volcanic peak in Peru.
Meanwhile, after almost 9 full months of calm, Peru’s Ubinas volcano has started erupting again on October 3, 2016. Aviation color code for the volcano is set on Orange.
Reports state that the most powerful explosion occurred at 03:50 UTC on October 3 (22:50 PET on October 2), just three hours after the first exhalation at 00:21 UTC (19:21 PET).
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The eruptions has already caused ash coverage in the town of Ubinas, southeast of the crater, and northeastern villages of Santa Rosa de Phara and Yanapuqui.
Authorities warned of possible reoccurances and to take proper measures.
The previous eruption at Ubinas occurred on January 16, 2016. It was followed by a gradual decrease of activity during the first half of the year.
And the volcanic unrest continues around the world.