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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA REPORTED AT 23/1311Z OBS VA DTG: 23/1345Z

Tuesday Aug 23, 2016 14:15 PM |

Steam and ash emission from Sabancaya volcano this morning
Steam and ash emission from Sabancaya volcano this morning
The volcano remains restless. A strong emission of steam with some ash occurred this morning. In its latest report, IGP reported only low internal (seismic, deformation) and surface activity (degassing) of the volcano during the first half of August.
The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG01 at 14:13 UTC, 23/08/16 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20160823/1430Z
VAAC: BUENOS AIRES
VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07151
AREA: PERU
SUMMIT ELEV: 5967M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/037
INFO SOURCE: GOES13 - PILOT REPORT - WEB CAM
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: YELLOW
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA REPORTED AT 23/1311Z
OBS VA DTG: 23/1345Z
OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FM SATELLITE DATA
WINDS FL190 330/07KT - FL220 310/12KT - FL250 300/16KT

FCST VA CLD +06HR: 23/1945Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 24/0145Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 24/0745Z NO VA EXP

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. ALTHOUGH A PILOT REPORTED VA CLD OBS
FL180/240 MOV E AT 1311Z,

THERE IS NO INDICATION OF VA IN SATELLITE IMAGERY UNDER CLEAR SKIES.
WEB CAM SHOWS ONLY WV AND GASES.

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES=

Previous news
Newest satellite image of Sabancaya volcano
Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016
Buenos Aires VAAC issued the following report: ... [more]
Tuesday, Jul 12, 2016
A pilot reported seeing a small ash plume from the volcano today. On satellite imagery, no ash is visible, but it's plausible that a small eruption occurred. ... [more]
Dilute ash plume from Sabancaya yesterday
Sunday, Oct 11, 2015
Weak dilute ash emissions could be observed yesterday from the volcano. ... [more]
Steam, gas and ash plume from Sabancaya yesterday
Thursday, Aug 27, 2015
The volcano's activity remains more or less unchanged. It continues to produce a weak steam and thin ash plume that rises 500-1500 m above the summit crater. ... [more]
Ash plume from Sabancaya volcano yesterday
Saturday, Aug 08, 2015
The volcano remains restless. A diffuse plume with light ash content is rising most of the time from the summit crater. [more]

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