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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: continuous ash emissions to 27000 ft (8200 m)

Thursday Aug 08, 2019 05:15 AM | BY: VN

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.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 05:05 UTC, 08/08/19 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190808/0515Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/898

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

AVIATION COLOR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS EMISSION

OBS VA DTG: 08/0430Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL270 S1549 W07149 - S1653 W07156
- S1713 W07217 - S1643 W07259 - S1602 W07305 -
S1549 W07149 MOV SW 20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/1030Z SFC/FL270 S1547 W07149
- S1705 W07114 - S1716 W07215 - S1639 W07252 -
S1547 W07149

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/1630Z SFC/FL270 S1544
W07149 - S1609 W07044 - S1643 W07004 - S1719
W07051 - S1643 W07150 - S1544 W07149

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/2230Z SFC/FL270 S1542
W06950 - S1625 W06934 - S1652 W07032 - S1548
W07150 - S1542 W06950

RMK: VA PLUME DETECTED IN STLT IMAGERY UNDER
CLEAR SKY MOV SW SLOWLY ROTATING S THROUGH THE
FCST PERIOD ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190808/1115Z=

Previous news
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  7 Aug 2019
Wednesday, Aug 07, 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]
Wednesday, Aug 07, 2019
During 22-28 July 2019, an average of 13 low-to-medium intensity explosions occurred per day. Gas-and-ash plumes rose as high as 2.3 km above the crater rim and drifted NE, E, and SE. ... [more]
Wednesday, Aug 07, 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 5 kts in S direction. ... [more]
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  6 Aug 2019
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 10 kts in SW 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 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 and is moving at 05 kts in W direction. ... [more]

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