Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours
8-16 May 2021: From Stromboli to Etna - Sicila and Eolian Islands (Italy)
24 Jun - 8 Jul 2021: Colors of Iceland: Fire, Earth, Ice and Water - Iceland
30 Jul - 13 Aug 2021: Colors of Iceland: Fire, Earth, Ice and Water - Iceland
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
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: STRONG PUFF EMISSIONS to 27000 ft (8200 m)

Wed, 13 Jan 2021, 17:30
17:30 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 13 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 13 Jan 2021
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 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 17:24 UTC, 13/01/21 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210113/1730Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/054

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

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: STRONG PUFF EMISSIONS

OBS VA DTG: 13/1710Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL270 S1546 W07155 - S1547 W07150
- S1615 W07152 - S1611 W07210 - S1602 W07219 -
S1546 W07155 MOV SW 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 13/2300Z SFC/FL270 S1546 W07151
- S1609 W07156 - S1607 W07216 - S1547 W07225 -
S1546 W07151

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 14/0500Z SFC/FL270 S1546
W07224 - S1546 W07150 - S1610 W07200 - S1604
W07221 - S1546 W07224

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 14/1100Z SFC/FL270 S1541
W07226 - S1547 W07150 - S1608 W07208 - S1559
W07225 - S1541 W07226

RMK: SATELLITE IMAGERY SHOWS NEW VA PLUME MOV SW
10KT. WEBCAM SHOWS NEW STRONG PUFF EMISSIONS TL
FL270. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210113/2330Z=

Previous news
Wed, 13 Jan 2021, 14:55
4.6 quake 13 Jan 9:35 pm (GMT +7)
An earthquake of magnitude 4.6 occurred only 16 minutes ago 59 km north of Batang, Indonesia, Indonesia's Meteorology, Climatology, and Geophysical Agency (BMKG) reported. ... read all
Wed, 13 Jan 2021, 11:56
4.2 quake 13 Jan 8:36 am (GMT -3)
The European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) reported a magnitude 4.2 quake in Argentina near Chilecito, Departamento de Chilecito, La Rioja, only 12 minutes ago. The earthquake hit in the morning on Wednesday 13 January 2021 at 8:36 am local time at an intermediate to considerable depth of 150 km. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report. ... read all

More on VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.