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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)
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Sabancaya volcano eruptions:
2016, 2015, 2014, 2003, 2000, 1998, 1997, 1990-95, 1988, 1986, 1784, 1750, <1595(?)
Typical eruption style:
explosive and effusive
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Sabancaya volcano news & activity updates:

Sabancaya volcano (Peru) activity update

Monday Nov 10, 2014 23:17 PM | BY: T

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)
Previous news
Saturday, Oct 04, 2014
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. [more]
Wednesday, Sep 24, 2014
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). [more]
Seismic signal of the phreatic explosion at Sabancaya on 25 Aug (IGP)
Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014
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]
The seismic signal showing the explosion at Sabancaya on Saturday
Thursday, Aug 14, 2014
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]
Monday, Aug 04, 2014
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]

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