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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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Sabancaya volcano news & activity updates:

Sabancaya Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: STRONG PUFF EMISSION to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Thu, 27 Aug 2020, 19:00
19:00 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 18:44 UTC, 27/08/20 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200827/1850Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/1015

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS. WEBCAM. VOLCAT.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: STRONG PUFF EMISSION

OBS VA DTG: 27/1820Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL260 S1546 W07150 - S1611 W06934
- S1719 W07000 - S1737 W07103 - S1546 W07150 MOV
SE 20KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 28/0030Z SFC/FL260 S1546 W07152
- S1609 W06941 - S1713 W06959 - S1729 W07108 -
S1546 W07152

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 28/0630Z SFC/FL260 S1546
W07151 - S1610 W06939 - S1714 W06959 - S1730
W07107 - S1546 W07151

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 28/1230Z SFC/FL260 S1546
W07151 - S1610 W06940 - S1714 W06958 - S1730
W07107 - S1546 W07151

RMK: SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS VA PLUME MOV SE
20KT. WEBCAM SHOWS STRONG PUFF EMISSIONS TL
FL260. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200828/0050Z=

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