Sabancaya volcano news & activity updates:
Sabancaya volcano (Peru): weekly volcanic activity report 3-9 Feb 2020
Dienstag Feb 11, 2020 09:28 | VON: MARTIN
Steam laden plume from Sabancaya volcano (image: IGP)The eruptive activity of the volcano continues at moderately levels.
IGP recorded during the period 3-9 February 2020 approx. 978 volcano-tectonic earthquakes associated with magma movements and 8 explosions per day in average.
An explosions at the volcano generated an ash plumes, which rose approx. 9,842 ft (3,000 m) above the summit crater and drifted SW, W and NW.
No significant changes are expected on the following days. Active lava dome is growing with diameter approximately 282 m that can lead to its collapse associated with small pyroclastic flows.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 12 km distance from the crater.
Source: Instituto Geofísico del Perú Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 3-9 Feb 2020
Dienstag, Feb 11, 2020