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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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Sabancaya volcano news & activity updates:

Sabancaya Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF VA to 25000 ft (7600 m)

Sun, 6 Jan 2019, 00:00
00:00 AM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  5 Jan 2019
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 5 Jan 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 25000 ft (7600 m) altitude or flight level 250 and is moving at 10 kts in E direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 23:56 UTC, 05/01/19 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190106/0000Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/022

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS WINDS. VOLCANO WEB
CAMERA.

AVIATION COLOR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF VA

OBS VA DTG: 05/2315Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL250 S1541 W07113 - S1545 W07036
- S1616 W07040 - S1614 W07123 - S1604 W07137 -
S1546 W07150 - S1541 W07113 MOV E 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/0530Z SFC/FL250 S1504 W07113
- S1519 W07024 - S1557 W07101 - S1557 W07138 -
S1547 W07150 - S1531 W07125 - S1504 W07113

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/1130Z SFC/FL250 S1452
W07128 - S1513 W07043 - S1545 W07112 - S1546
W07150 - S1528 W07139 - S1452 W07128

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 06/1730Z SFC/FL S1443 W07152 -
S1449 W07101 - S1530 W07115 - S1547 W07152 -
S1537 W07201 - S1443 W07152

RMK: VA PLUME MOV E DETECTED IN STLT IMAGERY
PARTIALLY HINDERED BY WX CLD. INTERMITTENT PUFFS
OF VA ON WEBCAM ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190106/0600Z=

Previous news
Sat, 5 Jan 2019, 08:43
Current seismic signal from Sabancaya volcano (SAB station, IGP)
The volcano continues to produce frequent small to moderate explosive eruptions, with ash plumes rising up to 2-3 km above the crater. ... read all

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