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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 VA PUFFS to 27000 ft (8200 m)

Wednesday May 06, 2020 08:30 AM | BY: VN

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 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 08:26 UTC, 06/05/20 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200506/0830Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/536

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS. WEBCAM.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT VA PUFFS

OBS VA DTG: 06/0740Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL270 S1547 W07151 - S1605 W07120
- S1612 W07128 - S1547 W07151 MOV SE 20KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/1330Z SFC/FL270 S1547 W07151
- S1617 W07028 - S1634 W07039 - S1547 W07151

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/1930Z SFC/FL270 S1547
W07151 - S1600 W07016 - S1622 W07023 - S1547
W07151

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/0130Z SFC/FL270 S1547
W07151 - S1622 W07025 - S1638 W07038 - S1547
W07151

RMK: VA PULSES ARE DETECTED IN STLT IMAGERY MOV
SE UNDER MOSTLY COVERED SKIES. THERMAL WEBCAM
SHOWS INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200506/1430Z=

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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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