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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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2016, 2015, 2014, 2003, 2000, 1998, 1997, 1990-95, 1988, 1986, 1784, 1750, <1595(?)
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explosive and effusive
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Sabancaya volcano news & activity updates:

Sabancaya Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Thu, 20 Aug 2020, 21:00
21:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 20 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 20 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 20:23 UTC, 20/08/20 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200820/2030Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/984

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. WEBCAM.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION

OBS VA DTG: 20/1940Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 S1547 W07151 - S1558 W07120
- S1607 W07126 - S1550 W07151 - S1547 W07151 MOV
SE 25KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 21/0130Z SFC/FL230 S1546 W07107
- S1608 W07108 - S1559 W07143 - S1547 W07151 -
S1546 W07107

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 21/0730Z SFC/FL230 S1542
W07046 - S1611 W07052 - S1556 W07141 - S1547
W07151 - S1542 W07046

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 21/1330Z SFC/FL230 S1546
W07038 - S1619 W07049 - S1557 W07146 - S1547
W07151 - S1546 W07038

RMK: VA PLUME MOV SE IS BARELY DETECTED ON STLT
IMAGERY DUE TO CI CLD COVER. WEBCAM SHOWS
CONTINUOUS VA EMISSION AT SUMMIT LVL WITH
SPORADIC PUFF EMISSION TILL FL230. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200821/0230Z=

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