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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: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Sat, 29 Aug 2020, 18:15
18:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 29 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 29 Aug 2020
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 25 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 18:11 UTC, 29/08/20 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200829/1815Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/1024

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. WEBCAM. VOLCAT.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS

OBS VA DTG: 29/1750Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL260 S1535 W07146 - S1544 W07141
- S1658 W07159 - S1705 W07240 - S1633 W07259 -
S1554 W07228 - S1537 W07203 - S1535 W07146 MOV SW
25KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 30/0000Z SFC/FL260 S1534 W07153
- S1538 W07142 - S1556 W07138 - S1723 W07147 -
S1739 W07231 - S1700 W07253 - S1543 W07210 -
S1534 W07153

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 30/0600Z SFC/FL260 S1533
W07152 - S1541 W07140 - S1715 W07128 - S1740
W07210 - S1701 W07243 - S1533 W07152

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 30/1200Z SFC/FL260 S1535
W07152 - S1543 W07137 - S1708 W07117 - S1726
W07131 - S1729 W07156 - S1703 W07221 - S1544
W07207 - S1535 W07152

RMK: VA PULSES MOV SW ARE SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY.
WEBCAM SHOWS CONT EMS OF GASES WITH INTERMITTENT
PUFFS OF VA. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200830/0015Z=

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