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stratovolcano 5967 m / 19,577 ft
Peru, -15.78°S / -71.85°W
(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 (Peru): magnitude 4.7 earthquake
Thu, 14 Mar 2013, 23:09
23:09 PM | BY: T
A 4.7 magnitude earthquake occurred near the volcano (35 km to the east) this morning, another indication that some unrest, probably caused by an intrusion of magma from depth, continues to affect this volcano.
A strong seismic swarm and increased fumarolic activity triggered an eruption warning for Sabancaya volcano (Arequipa, Peru) and the Civil Defense of the Regional Government of Arequipa raised the alert level to yellow, which involves implementing actions to prepare for a probable volcanic eruption. ... read all
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