Sabancaya volcano news & activity updates:

Sabancaya Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Thu, 14 May 2020, 13:30
13:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 and is moving at 40 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 13:15 UTC, 14/05/20 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200514/1320Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/570

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS. WEBCAM.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION

OBS VA DTG: 14/1230Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL240 S1539 W07105 - S1542 W07018
- S1551 W07018 - S1549 W07110 - S1557 W07149 -
S1547 W07150 - S1539 W07105 MOV E 40KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 14/1830Z SFC/FL240 S1544 W07031
- S1555 W06920 - S1607 W06922 - S1556 W07146 -
S1547 W07150 - S1544 W07031

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 15/0030Z SFC/FL240 S1536
W06925 - S1559 W06924 - S1555 W07143 - S1547
W07150 - S1544 W07141 - S1536 W06925

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 15/0630Z SFC/FL240 S1535
W06912 - S1600 W06910 - S1549 W07152 - S1543
W07152 - S1535 W06912

RMK: A FAINT VA PLUME MOV E AND A VA PULSE MOV
ESE ARE DETECTED ON STLT IMAGERY UNDER CLEAR
SKIES. WEBCAM SHOWS CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION WITH
SPORADIC VA PUFFS TILL FL240. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200514/1920Z=

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