Zhupanovsky: latest eruption in Kamchatka

The Russian News Agency TASS reports that the Zhupanovsky volcano in Russia’s Far Eastern Kamchatka Peninsula erupted and released ash up to 8 kilometers above the sea level. Travel companies have been asked not to organize tours to the areas close to the Zhupanovsky volcano.

The Zhupanovsky volcano is located in eastern Kamchatka, some 70 kilometers north of Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky. Source



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Cotopaxi: partly re-opened

Parts of the Cotopaxi National Park in Ecuador are open to visitors again. Volcano Cotopaxi is still active and an eruption is possible, but the mountain calmed down considerably in the last months. Travellers should contact local authorities to seek actual status information. Warnings can be given only 40 to 60 minutes prior to eruption.

Further information: Instituto Geofisico de la Politécnica Nacional and Sekretariat für Risikomanagement. Find further links here: our Ecuador Destination page.


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