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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 to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Saturday May 11, 2019 11:30 AM | 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 11:21 UTC, 11/05/19 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190511/1130Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/525

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

AVIATION COLOR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT PUFFS

OBS VA DTG: 11/1040Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL240 S1541 W07140 - S1549 W07108
- S1558 W07102 - S1604 W07119 - S1552 W07148 -
S1546 W07152 - S1541 W07147 - S1541 W07140 MOV
ESE 45KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 11/1630Z SFC/FL240 S1541 W07147
- S1542 W07134 - S1548 W07104 - S1558 W07055 -
S1607 W07105 - S1600 W07128 - S1552 W07149 -
S1545 W07152 - S1541 W07147

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 11/2230Z SFC/FL240 S1542
W07145 - S1552 W07102 - S1601 W07055 - S1607
W07112 - S1552 W07149 - S1545 W07152 - S1542
W07145

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/0430Z SFC/FL240 S1541
W07142 - S1544 W07102 - S1553 W07055 - S1559
W07108 - S1550 W07150 - S1545 W07152 - S1542
W07149 - S1541 W07142

RMK: VA PULSES ARE DETECTED IN STLT IMAGERY.
WEBCAM SHOWS CONT EMS WV/GASES WITH INTERMITTENT
PUFF OF VA. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190511/1730Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 10 May 2019
Friday, May 10, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 and is moving at 25 kts in E direction. ... [more]
Friday, May 10, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Friday, May 10, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 26000 ft (7900 m) altitude or flight level 260 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction. ... [more]
Thursday, May 09, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, May 09, 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 . ... [more]

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