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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 (Peru): activity summary 22 July - 5 Aug 2019

Wednesday Aug 07, 2019 12:05 PM | BY: T

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.
There were 8 thermal anomalies identified in satellite data. The report noted that the public should not approach the crater within a 12-km radius. Single explosions on 1 and 5 August produced an ash plume that drifted more than 30 km E and W, respectively.
Previous news
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]
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]

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