Bezymyannyi volcano, located in the Ust-Kamchatka District, erupted on October 15.

Seismologists registered a sudden increase in activity of the volcano at 3:30 a.m. local time. Scientists think giant volcano kept erupting for two hours. It threw out columns of ash to the height of 5 to 7 km. The ash shower covered dozens of kilometres around the volcano, RIA Sever DV reports.

The steam-vapour tail stretched 30 km from the crater.

Eruptions of Bezymyannyi are distinguished by their explosiveness and shortness. The volcano activates once or twice a year. The last eruption happened in May 2007.