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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): light ash emissions

Tuesday Jul 28, 2015 10:11 AM | BY: T

Plume of dilute ash from Sabancaya volcano yesterday (INGEMMET webcam)
Plume of dilute ash from Sabancaya volcano yesterday (INGEMMET webcam)
Light ash emissions have been occurring at the volcano.
Previous news
Gas plume with possibly light ash from Sabancaya volcano (Peru)
Wednesday, Jul 22, 2015
Light ash emissions were reported this morning, rising to 20,000 ft (6 km) altitude. ... [more]
Degassing from Sabancaya volcano last week (IGP)
Friday, Jul 10, 2015
Since mid June, an increase in internal activity has been recorded at the volcano. The Geophysical Institute of Peru reported a swarm of shallow earthquakes in an area at 6 km depth approx. 7 km north of the volcano's summit. In addition, increased degassing has been observed. Both are likely signs of a probable magmatic intrusion. ... [more]
Degassing plume from Sabancaya last week (IGP)
Friday, Jan 23, 2015
A small magmatic intrusion has been taking place under the volcano recently, a report of the Geophysical Institute of Peru (IGP) concludes. Activity at the volcano could increase over the next few days, but no violent explosive activity is currently expected. ... [more]
Steaming Sabancaya volcano on 12 Nov 2014 (IGP)
Monday, Dec 01, 2014
Unrest continues at the volcano which shows varying levels of degassing, but has not had new explosions recently. ... [more]
Monday, Nov 10, 2014
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) [more]

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