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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 27000 ft (8200 m)

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

Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 20 May 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 20 May 2020
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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 20:29 UTC, 20/05/20 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200520/2030Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/597

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. WEBCAM.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS

OBS VA DTG: 20/1950Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL270 S1546 W07146 - S1604 W07101
- S1604 W07143 - S1549 W07153 - S1546 W07146 MOV
SE 30KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/0200Z SFC/FL270 S1545 W07144
- S1549 W07058 - S1606 W07104 - S1549 W07153 -
S1545 W07144

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/0800Z SFC/FL270 S1545
W07145 - S1548 W07052 - S1615 W07102 - S1548
W07153 - S1545 W07145

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/1400Z SFC/FL270 S1543
W07150 - S1551 W07044 - S1618 W07101 - S1549
W07153 - S1543 W07150

RMK: VA PULSES MVG SE DETECTED IN STLT IMAGERY.
WEBCAM REVEALS INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS OV FA ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200521/0230Z=

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Emissions rising from Sabancaya volcano (image: INGEMMET)
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires recorded explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 24,000 ft (7,300 m) altitude and drifted E. ... [more]

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