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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) Sabancaya volcano eruptions:
2016, 2015, 2014, 2003, 2000, 1998, 1997, 1990-95, 1988, 1986, 1784, 1750, <1595(?)
Typical eruption style:
explosive and effusive

Sabancaya volcano news & activity updates:

Sabancaya Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS to 27000 ft (8200 m)

Tue, 5 Jan 2021, 07:00
07:00 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 27000 ft (8200 m) altitude or flight level 270 and is moving at 20 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 06:48 UTC, 05/01/21 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210105/0650Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/019

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS. WEBCAM.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS

OBS VA DTG: 05/0620Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL270 S1512 W07158 - S1546 W07150
- S1517 W07211 - S1512 W07158 MOV NW 20KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 05/1230Z SFC/FL270 S1507 W07153
- S1517 W07138 - S1546 W07150 - S1516 W07207 -
S1507 W07153

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 05/1830Z SFC/FL270 S1504
W07147 - S1518 W07132 - S1547 W07150 - S1515
W07205 - S1504 W07147

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/0030Z SFC/FL270 S1511
W07124 - S1524 W07124 - S1538 W07132 - S1546
W07150 - S1534 W07142 - S1513 W07144 - S1511
W07124

RMK: VA PLUME MOV NNW IS DETECTED ON STLT IMAGERY
UNDER PARTIALLY COVERED SKIES. WEBCAM SHOWS VA
EMISSION TL FL270. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210105/1250Z=

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