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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: INTERMITTENTS AND STRONG PUFFS OBS VA DTG: 28/0115Z

Wed, 28 Dec 2016, 02:45
02:45 AM |
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVAG01 at 02:33 UTC, 28/12/16 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20161228/0230Z
VAAC: BUENOS AIRES
VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1546 W07150
AREA: PERU
SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2016/261
INFO SOURCE: GOES-13. GFS WINDS. VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.
AVIATION COLOR CODE: RED
ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENTS AND STRONG PUFFS
OBS VA DTG: 28/0115Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL300 S1546 W07150 - S1528 W07137 - S1546 W07144 -
S1548 W07151 - S1546 W07150 MOV NNE 10KT
FC +6HR: 28/0730Z SFC/FL300 S1546 W07150 - S1548 W07150 -
S1600 W07152 - 7159 - S1522 W07200 - S1546 W07150
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 28/1330Z SFC/FL300 S1546 W07150 - S1547 W07151 -
S1613 W07158 - S1613 W07209 - S1520 W07207 - S1546 W0710
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 28/1930Z SFC/FL S15 - S1547 W07150 -
S1605
W07159 - S1608 W07209 - S1549 W07212 - S1522 W07205 - S1546 W07150
RMK: T+0 CONFIDENCE HIGH. VA HAS BEEN PARTIALLY HINDERED BY WX CLDS.
THERMAL WEBCAM SHOWS INTERMITTENTS PUFFS. ...
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20161228/0830Z=

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