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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: continuous ash emissions to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Tue, 19 Jan 2021, 08:30
08:30 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 and is moving at 10 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 08:25 UTC, 19/01/21 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210119/0830Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/075

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS. WEBCAM.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS EMISSION

OBS VA DTG: 29/0800Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL240 S1531 W07159 - S1546 W07151
- S1535 W07205 - S1531 W07159 MOV NW 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 29/1400Z SFC/FL240 S1519 W07222
- S1546 W07151 - S1531 W07231 - S1519 W07222

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 29/2000Z SFC/FL240 S1520
W07222 - S1539 W07151 - S1546 W07151 - S1530
W07229 - S1520 W07222

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 30/0200Z SFC/FL240 S1511
W07216 - S1540 W07151 - S1546 W07151 - S1521
W07226 - S1511 W07216

RMK: VA PLUME DETECTED IN STLT IMAGERY MOV NW
WITH PARTIALLY COVERED SKIES. THERMAL WEBCAM
SHOWS CONTINUOUS EMISSION...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210119/1430Z=

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