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

Sabancaya volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA OBS VA DTG: 12/0115Z

Monday Dec 12, 2016 02:15 AM |

Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 12 Dec 2016
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 12 Dec 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG01 at 02:01 UTC, 12/12/16 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161212/0200Z
VAAC: BUENOS AIRES
VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07151
AREA: PERU
SUMMIT ELEV: 5967M
ADVISORY NR: 2016/197
INFO SOURCE: GOES 13 - GFS MODEL
AVIATION COLOUR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA
OBS VA DTG: 12/0115Z
ETI VA CLD: SFC/FL350 S1547 W07151 - S1657 W07023 - S1703 W07032 -
S1547 W07151 MOV SSE 40 KT

FCST VA CLD +06HR: 12/0715Z SFC/FL350 S1547 W07151 - S1710 W07010 -
S1713 W07018 - S1547 W07151
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 12/1315Z SFC/FL350 S1547 W07151 - S1729 W06951 -
S1732 W069 - S1547 W07151
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/1FL350 NO VA EXP

RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE LOW. THE PLUME HAS BEEN HINDERED BY WX CLOUDS, SO
THE POSITION OF THE PLUME WAS ESTIMATED BY THE FORECAST FOR THE
PRESENT HOUR. THE HEIGHT OF THE PLUME IS VERY VARIABLE IN TIME, IT
DEPENDS ON THE INTENSITY OF THE PUFF. WEBCAM SHOWS CONTINUOUS
EMISSIONS OF STEAM, GASES AND VA WITH INTERMITTENTS AND STRONG PUFFS.

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20161212/0800Z=

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