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Sabancaya volcano
stratovolcano 5967 m / 19,577 ft
Peru, -15.78°S / -71.85°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Sabancaya volcano news & activity updates:

Sabancaya Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: SPORADIC STRONG PUFFS OF VA to 27000 ft (8200 m)

Monday Mar 16, 2020 18:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 16 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 16 Mar 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 27000 ft (8200 m) altitude or flight level 270 and is moving at 15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 17:55 UTC, 16/03/20 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200316/1800Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/323

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. WEBCAM.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: SPORADIC STRONG PUFFS OF VA

OBS VA DTG: 16/1730Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL270 S1536 W07150 - S1540 W07144
- S1633 W07143 - S1641 W07204 - S1632 W07220 -
S1541 W07201 - S1536 W07150 MOV SW 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 16/2330Z SFC/FL270 S1535 W07152
- S1537 W07146 - S1635 W07134 - S1651 W07150 -
S1641 W07210 - S1541 W07158 - S1535 W07152

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 17/0530Z SFC/FL270 S1536
W07150 - S1540 W07144 - S1648 W07146 - S1650
W07205 - S1637 W07223 - S1540 W07156 - S1536
W07150

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 17/1130Z SFC/FL270 S1535
W07152 - S1539 W07145 - S1632 W07137 - S1643
W07155 - S1631 W07214 - S1539 W07159 - S1535
W07152

RMK: VA PULSES MOV SW ARE DETECTED IN STLT
IMAGERY PARTIALLY COVERED SKIES. WEBCAM SHOWS
CONT EMS OF GASES WITH INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF VA.
SOME PUFFS OF VA TL FL270. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200317/0000Z=

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