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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 26000 ft (7900 m)

Wed, 3 Mar 2021, 19:15
19:15 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 19:06 UTC, 03/03/21 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210303/1910Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/258

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. WEBCAM.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS

OBS VA DTG: 03/1830Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL260 S1540 W07206 - S1545 W07150
- S1551 W07150 - S1553 W07206 - S1540 W07206 MOV
W 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 04/0030Z SFC/FL260 S1522 W07156
- S1548 W07146 - S1551 W07152 - S1532 W07219 -
S1522 W07156

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 04/0630Z SFC/FL260 S1532
W07231 - S1543 W07149 - S1551 W07149 - S1601
W07221 - S1532 W07231

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 04/1230Z SFC/FL260 S1541
W07151 - S1552 W07145 - S1608 W07216 - S1547
W07232 - S1541 W07151

RMK: FAINT VA PULSE MVG W DETECTED IN STLT
IMAGERY. WEBCAM SHOWS INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS OF
LGT VA. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210304/0110Z=

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