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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 EMISSIONS to 28000 ft (8500 m)

Wednesday May 06, 2020 20:45 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 28000 ft (8500 m) altitude or flight level 280 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 20:29 UTC, 06/05/20 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200506/2030Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/538

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. WEBCAM.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS

OBS VA DTG: 06/2000Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL280 S1542 W07149 - S1542 W07056
- S1605 W07102 - S1553 W07153 - S1542 W07149 MOV
E 25KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/0200Z SFC/FL280 S1527 W07046
- S1559 W07044 - S1553 W07152 - S1543 W07150 -
S1527 W07046

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/0800Z SFC/FL280 S1516
W07059 - S1540 W07046 - S1602 W07028 - S1553
W07153 - S1541 W07156 - S1516 W07059

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 07/1400Z SFC/FL280 S1506
W07105 - S1528 W07046 - S1558 W07025 - S1554
W07150 - S1540 W07156 - S1506 W07105

RMK: VA PULSE DETECTED MVG E IN STLT DATA. WEBCAM
IMAGERY REVEAL INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS OF
VA. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200507/0230Z=

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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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