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stratovolcano 5967 m / 19,577 ft
Peru, -15.78°S / -71.85°WCurrent status
(4 out of 5)Sabancaya webcams / live data
| ReportsSabancaya volcano booksSabancaya volcano eruptions:
2016, 2015, 2014, 2003, 2000, 1998, 1997, 1990-95, 1988, 1986, 1784, 1750, <1595(?)Typical eruption style:
explosive and effusiveLast earthquakes nearby
Latest satellite images
Sabancaya volcano news & activity updates:
Mon, 1 Dec 2014, 12:05
Steaming Sabancaya volcano on 12 Nov 2014 (IGP)
Unrest continues at the volcano which shows varying levels of degassing, but has not had new explosions recently. ...more
Mon, 10 Nov 2014, 23:17
A pilot reported an ash plume yesterday rising to approx. 6 km altitude. Webcam imagery shows a degassing plume mixed with possibly light ash content. Seimic activity is elevated. (VAAC Buenos Aires)
Sat, 4 Oct 2014, 21:55
A pilot reported a volcanic ash plume yesterday at 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude, but it might have been confused with a weather cloud. Seismic activity at the volcano has been very low.
Wed, 24 Sep 2014, 22:00
A pilot reported a volcanic ash plume today, but seismic activity has been low and webcam images showed only a steam / gas plume mixed with weather clouds that could have been mistaken for an ash plume (Buenos Aires VAAC).
Wed, 27 Aug 2014, 15:59
Seismic signal of the phreatic explosion at Sabancaya on 25 Aug (IGP)
A phreatic explosion occurred at the volcano on the evening of 25 Aug at 20:39 local time, Peru's Geophysical Institute (IGP) informed. ...more
Thu, 14 Aug 2014, 16:24
The seismic signal showing the explosion at Sabancaya on Saturday
An small explosion has probably occurred at the volcano on 9 August at 04:29, the Geophysical Institute of Peru informed. The event was not observed, but inferred from its seismic signal. ...more
Mon, 4 Aug 2014, 08:00
A pilot reported a volcanic ash plume to approx. 17,000 ft yesterday afternoon, which would infer that the volcano, which has been showing seismic unrest for a while, actually erupted. There are no other indications of an eruption and the ash plume was most likely a weather cloud. ...more
Tue, 1 Jul 2014, 14:35
Sabancaya volcano on 26 June with blue and grayish gas emissions (A) and steaming (B) (IGP)
Signs continue to show up that the volcano might be awakening: Peru's Geophysical Institute (IGP) who monitors the volcano has detected a slight increase in volcanic unrest recently. Both seismic and fumarolic activity at the volcano increased during the past 4 weeks (since 3 June). ...more
Wed, 18 Jun 2014, 13:29
According to local news, steaming at the volcano has been observed since yesterday morning and it is believed that the volcano could erupt in a near to medium term future: few weeks to months. ...more
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