“On 25 March afternoon, the Control Centre in Critical Situations of EMERCOM Main Office for the Sakhalin Region has received the information that Ebeko volcano ejected the ash plume up for 2 kilometers. The plume spread in a northerly direction for a distance of up to 5 kilometres”, the statement said.
Regular volcanic emissions have been occurring at Ebeko since October 2016. The record was registered in August 2018, when the ash plume rose 6 kilometers up from a new volcanic vent that appeared in 2017.
Ebeko volcano is located on the northern end of Paramushir Island. Its height is 1,156 metres (3,793 feet).