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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF VA to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Sunday Mar 17, 2019 13:45 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 13:38 UTC, 17/03/19 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190317/1345Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/315

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. VOLCANO WEB CAMERA.

AVIATION COLOR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF VA

OBS VA DTG: 17/1300Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL240 S1544 W07120 - S1555 W07120
- S1549 W07150 - S1545 W07150 - S1544 W07120 MOV
E 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 17/1900Z SFC/FL240 S1544 W07149
- S1559 W07111 - S1610 W07117 - S1547 W07150 -
S1544 W07149

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 18/0100Z SFC/FL240 S1544
W07102 - S1601 W07104 - S1548 W07150 - S1545
W07150 - S1544 W07102

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 18/0700Z SFC/FL240 S1544
W07150 - S1559 W07101 - S1619 W07107 - S1548
W07150 - S1544 W07150

RMK: VA PULSES MOV ESE ARE IDENTIFIABLE FROM
MULTISPECTRAL SATELLITE IMAGERY UNDER PARTIALLY
COVERED SKIES. WEBCAM SHOWS INTERMITTENT PUFFS OF
VA. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190317/1945Z=

Previous news
Sunday, Mar 17, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 16 Mar 2019
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Mar 16, 2019
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 and is moving at 20 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Friday, Mar 15, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 15 Mar 2019
Friday, Mar 15, 2019
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 . ... [more]

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