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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: UNABLE TO DETECT to 26000 ft (7900 m)

Tue, 5 Jan 2021, 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 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 18:44 UTC, 05/01/21 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210105/1850Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/021

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. WEBCAM. VOLCAT.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: UNABLE TO DETECT

OBS VA DTG: 05/1820Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL260 S1503 W07155 - S1507 W07143
- S1545 W07144 - S1550 W07150 - S1548 W07155 -
S1511 W07208 - S1503 W07155 MOV NW 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 06/0030Z SFC/FL260 S1502
W07159 - S1506 W07147 - S1544 W07144 - S1550
W07150 - S1543 W07159 - S1514 W07207 - S1502
W07159

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 06/0630Z SFC/FL260 S1505
W07207 - S1505 W07155 - S1544 W07144 - S1550
W07149 - S1549 W07157 - S1513 W07214 - S1505
W07207

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 06/1230 NOT AVBL

RMK: VA PLUME NOT DETECTED IN STLT IMAGERY DUE WX
CLDS COVER. THERE IS SLIGHT INDICATION OF PUFF
EMISSION ON WEBCAM MOSTLY HINDERED BY WX CLD. T+0
EST FM PREVIOUS FORECAST. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210106/0050Z=

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