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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 (Peru) activity update

Thu, 16 May 2013, 09:07
09:07 AM | BY: T
Current seismic recording from Sabancaya volcano (BHZ station, IGP)
Current seismic recording from Sabancaya volcano (BHZ station, IGP)
Seismic activity has calmed down a bit compared to the previous weeks.
Previous news
Tue, 14 May 2013, 15:17
Ground deformation (deflation) at Sabancaya volcano measured by InSAR (IGP)
The possible ash emissions on 9 May have not been confirmed, but unrest in the form of increased earthquake activity and ground deformation has increased since early May, the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) reported in its press release on 10 May. ... read all
Sun, 12 May 2013, 16:35
Possible eruptions have started at the volcano. Pilots reported several volcanic ash plumes from the volcano in the past days although VAAC Buenos Aires could not identify ash on satellite imagery. ... read all
Sun, 7 Apr 2013, 06:43
Numbers of earthquakes at Sabancaya over the past weeks (IGP)
Seismic activity has decreased at the volcano, the latest press release of IGP shows. It seems less likely now that the volcano will produce an eruption soon,- as in many cases, an intrusion has happened at depth without (so far) breaching the surface (= erupting). ... read all
Thu, 4 Apr 2013, 17:36
IGP report #8 about Sabancaya (2 April 2013)
Volcanic earthquakes continue at high rate, and there is increased SO2 degassing, as the surface expression of fresh magma intruding at shallow depth. ... read all
Fri, 15 Mar 2013, 17:42
Peru's Geological Mining and Metallurgical Institute INGEMMET and the Geophysical Institute of the National University of San Agustin Arequipa IGUNSA informed in a press release about the recently increased volcanic activity of Sabancaya: ... read all

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