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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): possible ash emission

Sat, 4 Oct 2014, 21:55
21:55 PM | BY: T
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.
Previous news
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). ... read all
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. ... read all
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. ... read all
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. ... read all
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). ... read all

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