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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(?)
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explosive and effusive
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Sabancaya volcano news & activity updates:

Sabancaya volcano (Peru): activity summary 22-28 Nov 2017 - frequent explosions

Friday Dec 01, 2017 12:05 PM | BY: T

The explosive activity decreased a bit compared to the previous week. Observatorio Vulcanológico del Sur del IGP (OVS-IGP) and Observatorio Vulcanológico del INGEMMET (OVI) reported an average of 78 explosions recorded per day during 20-26 November.
Seismicity was dominated by long-period events, with signals indicating emissions. Gas-and-ash plumes rose 4.2 km above the crater rim and drifted 50 km NE, N, and NW.
The MIROVA system detected 11 thermal anomalies. The sulfur dioxide flux was high, at 2,944 tons per day on 23 November. The report noted that the public should not to approach the crater within a 12-km radius.
Source: Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 22-28 November 2017
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Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 28 Nov 2017
Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017
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Tuesday, Nov 28, 2017
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