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Is a long-dormant Russian volcano waking up? It’s complicated

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  • New study found a large uptick in the number of earthquakes in Russia’s Kamchatka Peninsula, and it could be Bolshaya Udina.
  • Bolshaya Udina hasn’t erupted for at least 10,000 years, and is presumed to be no longer active, but this could mean that it’s waking up.
  • But some scientists say that it’s too hard to say, and these signs could be pointing to a different volcano.

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