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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: SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA to 27000 ft (8200 m)

Tuesday Aug 06, 2019 23:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  6 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on 6 Aug 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 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 23:27 UTC, 06/08/19 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190806/2330Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/893

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

AVIATION COLOR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: SPORADIC PUFFS OF VA

OBS VA DTG: 06/2240Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL270 S1534 W07208 - S1535 W07151
- S1545 W07144 - S1645 W07152 - S1640 W07221 -
S1534 W07208 MOV SW 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 07/0430Z SFC/FL270 S1531 W07156
- S1545 W07143 - S1641 W07141 - S1646 W07150 -
S1638 W07212 - S1534 W07216 - S1531 W07156

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 07/1030Z SFC/FL270 S1542
W07200 - S1543 W07149 - S1554 W07144 - S1631
W07128 - S1638 W07141 - S1636 W07202 - S1555
W07208 - S1542 W07200

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/1630Z SFC/FL270 S1546
W07150 - S1552 W07139 - S1640 W07120 - S1643
W07150 - S1553 W07201 - S1546 W07150

RMK: VA MOV SW IS SEEN IN SATELLITE IMAGERY.
WEBCAM SHOWS SPORADIC EMISSIONS OF VA AND GASES.
...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190807/0530Z=

Previous news
Tuesday, Aug 06, 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 05 kts in W direction. ... [more]
Tuesday, Aug 06, 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 and is moving at 20 kts in SW direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  5 Aug 2019
Monday, Aug 05, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 31000 ft (9400 m) altitude or flight level 310 and is moving at 15 kts in SW direction. ... [more]
Monday, Aug 05, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 28000 ft (8500 m) altitude or flight level 280 . ... [more]
Monday, Aug 05, 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 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction. ... [more]

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