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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 (Peru): explosive activity continues

Tuesday Jun 02, 2020 08:02 AM | BY: MARTIN

Ash column from Sabancaya volcano on 30 May (image: INGEMMET)
Ash column from Sabancaya volcano on 30 May (image: INGEMMET)
The activity of the volcano continues at moderately levels.
On 2 June at 01:30 local time an explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions reached 22,000 ft (6,700 m) altitude and drifted SE. Additionally recorded small to moderate explosions at regular intervals 14 per day.
The Instituto Geofísico del Perú (IGP) recorded during 25-31 May 2020 414 volcano-tectonic earthquakes associated with magma rising.
Short-term electronic tilt monitoring on the southeastern and north flanks recorded a slight inflation since 23 May.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 12 km distance from the crater.
Source: Instituto Geofísico del Perú volcano activity update 2 June 2020
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