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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) activity update: continuing frequent ash explosions

Sat, 5 Jan 2019, 08:43
08:43 AM | BY: T
Current seismic signal from Sabancaya volcano (SAB station, IGP)
Current seismic signal from Sabancaya volcano (SAB station, IGP)
Summary of Sabancaya's activity published by IGP)
Summary of Sabancaya's activity published by IGP)
The volcano continues to produce frequent small to moderate explosive eruptions, with ash plumes rising up to 2-3 km above the crater.
Peru's Geophysical Institute (IGP) reported that the last week of 2018, activity of Sabancaya volcano was marked by a moderate eruptive activity, with an average of 23 explosions per day, and plumes of gas and ash reaching a maximum height of 3,300 meters above the crater before dissipating in up to 30 km in the relevant wind directions.
Seismicity has been marked by long-period earthquakes (related to internal fluid movements) as well as hybrid earthquakes associated with the rise of magma.
Weak thermal anomalies are present in the summit area.
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