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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 (Peru): intermittent emissions; plume to 23,000 ft

Thursday Apr 23, 2020 08:37 AM | BY: MARTIN
Ash plume from Sabancaya volcano (image: INGEMMET)
Ash plume from Sabancaya volcano (image: INGEMMET)
On 23 April at 07:10 local time Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires recorded explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 23,000 ft (7,000 m) altitude and drifted SW.
In case of rainfall, the population is recommended to stay away and avoid driving on the road that crosses the channel of this creek due to lahars (mud 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.
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