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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: SPORADIC PUFF OF VA to 28000 ft (8500 m)

Thursday May 07, 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 28000 ft (8500 m) altitude or flight level 280 and is moving at 25 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 08:22 UTC, 07/05/20 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200507/0830Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/540

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS. WEBCAM.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: SPORADIC PUFF OF VA

OBS VA DTG: 07/0740Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL280 S1544 W07150 - S1556 W07137
- S1607 W07122 - S1613 W07125 - S1614 W07128 -
S1559 W07147 - S1546 W07154 - S1544 W07150 MOV SE
25KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 07/1330Z SFC/FL280 S1544 W07152
- S1545 W07150 - S1555 W07133 - S1608 W07117 -
S1622 W07101 - S1629 W07101 - S1631 W07108 -
S1559 W07147 - S1544 W07152

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 07/1930Z SFC/FL280 S1545
W07153 - S1547 W07148 - S1609 W07128 - S1623
W07111 - S1629 W07117 - S1616 W07135 - S1545
W07153

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 08/0130Z SFC/FL280 S1545
W07152 - S1545 W07150 - S1615 W07114 - S1628
W07105 - S1635 W07109 - S1604 W07144 - S1545
W07152

RMK: VA PULSES ARE DETECTED IN STLT IMAGERY MOV
SE UNDER MOSTLY COVERED SKIES. IR WEBCAM
SHOWS SPORADIC STRONG PUFF OF VA. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200507/1430Z=

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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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