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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(?)
Typical eruption style:
explosive and effusive
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Sabancaya volcano news & activity updates:

Sabancaya Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: SPORADIC PUFF EMISSION OF VA to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Sun, 23 Aug 2020, 23:30
23:30 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 23 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 23 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 and is moving at 30 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 23:26 UTC, 23/08/20 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200823/2330Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/998

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS. WEBCAM.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: SPORADIC PUFF EMISSION OF VA

OBS VA DTG: 23/2230Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 S1546 W07151 - S1626 W07137
- S1629 W07147 - S1546 W07151 MOV SE 30KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 24/0430Z SFC/FL220 S1547 W07152
- S1634 W07119 - S1641 W07143 - S1547 W07152

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 24/1030Z SFC/FL220 S1546
W07150 - S1633 W07110 - S1642 W07136 - S1546
W07150

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 24/1630Z SFC/FL220 S1546
W07151 - S1631 W07102 - S1646 W07128 - S1546
W07151

RMK: VA PULSE IS DETECTED IN STLT IMAGERY MOV
SSE. WEBCAM SHOWS CONTINUOUS EMISSION OF GASES
AND LGT VA WITH SPORADIC PUFF OF VA...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200824/0530Z=

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