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

Sabancaya Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Tuesday Mar 12, 2019 18:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 .
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 18:12 UTC, 12/03/19 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190312/1815Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/294

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. VOLCANO WEB CAMERA. VOLCAT.

AVIATION COLOR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA

OBS VA DTG: 12/1715Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL240 S1544 W07146 - S1558 W07135
- S1601 W07144 - S1544 W07153 - S1544 W07146 MOV
SE 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/2330Z SFC/FL240 S1541 W07131
- S1552 W07131 - S1547 W07151 - S1544 W07151 -
S1541 W07131

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 13/0530Z SFC/FL240 S1534
W07131 - S1546 W07131 - S1549 W07153 - S1542
W07152 - S1534 W07131

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/1130Z SFC/FL240 S1531
W07153 - S1534 W07140 - S1551 W07146 - S1546
W07158 - S1531 W07153

RMK: VA PULSES COULD BE DETECTED IN PREVIOUS
SATELLITE IMAGERY BUT NOW IS MOSTLY HIDDEN BY WX
CLDS. THE EXTENT OF VA CLD IS A ROUGH ESTIMATION
BASED ON PREVIOUS STLT IMAGES. WEBCAM SHOWED
SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190313/0015Z=

Previous news
Tuesday, Mar 12, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 . ... [more]
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 11 Mar 2019
Monday, Mar 11, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Mar 11, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Monday, Mar 11, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 10 Mar 2019
Sunday, Mar 10, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 27000 ft (8200 m) altitude or flight level 270 . ... [more]

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