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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 eruptions:
2016, 2015, 2014, 2003, 2000, 1998, 1997, 1990-95, 1988, 1986, 1784, 1750, <1595(?)
Typical eruption style:
explosive and effusive
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Sabancaya volcano news & activity updates:

Sabancaya Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: INTERMITTENT PULSES to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Tuesday May 05, 2020 08:45 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 08:31 UTC, 05/05/20 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200505/0830Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/532

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS. WEBCAM.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT PULSES

OBS VA DTG: 05/0800Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL260 S1522 W07141 - S1526 W07126
- S1546 W07149 - S1543 W07153 - S1522 W07141 MOV
NE 20KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/1400Z SFC/FL260 S1501 W07104
- S1520 W07048 - S1538 W07122 - S1546 W07140 -
S1545 W07153 - S1501 W07104

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/2000Z SFC/FL260 S1519
W07052 - S1536 W07046 - S1545 W07146 - S1544
W07151 - S1519 W07052

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/0200Z SFC/FL260 S1545
W07150 - S1554 W07053 - S1615 W07105 - S1549
W07146 - S1545 W07150

RMK: A VA PULSE MOV NE IS DETECTED IN SATELLITE
IMAGERY. WEBCAM SHOWS CONT EMISSIONS OF GASES
WITH INTERMITTENT PULSES OF VA. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200505/1430Z=

Previous news
An explosion from Sabancaya volcano on 2 May (image: INGEMMET)
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
The Instituto Geofísico del Perú (IGP) recorded during the period 27 Apr-3 May 2020 298 volcano-tectonic earthquakes associated with magma rising, 9 explosions at regular intervals per day. The seismic station recorded on 28 April and 2 May volcano-tectonic earthquakes with magnitude M 3.4 and M 3.5 at 12 km depth beneath the southern and northeastern flank. ... [more]

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