Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours
22-29 May 2021: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island (Greece)
24 Jun - 8 Jul 2021: Colors of Iceland: Fire, Earth, Ice and Water - Iceland
7-15 May 2022: From Stromboli to Etna - Sicila and Eolian Islands (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Sabancaya volcano
stratovolcano 5967 m / 19,577 ft
Peru, -15.78°S / -71.85°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5) Sabancaya volcano eruptions:
2016, 2015, 2014, 2003, 2000, 1998, 1997, 1990-95, 1988, 1986, 1784, 1750, <1595(?)
Typical eruption style:
explosive and effusive

Sabancaya volcano news & activity updates:

Sabancaya Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: SPORADIC STRONG PUFFS OF VA to 30000 ft (9100 m)

Tue, 27 Aug 2019, 18:45
18:45 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 30000 ft (9100 m) altitude or flight level 300 and is moving at 15 kts in SE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 18:42 UTC, 27/08/19 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190827/1845Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/978

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

AVIATION COLOR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: SPORADIC STRONG PUFFS OF VA

OBS VA DTG: 27/1810Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL300 S1514 W07152 - S1548 W07110
- S1614 W07122 - S1601 W07202 - S1529 W07218 -
S1514 W07152 MOV SE 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 28/0000Z SFC/FL300 S1520 W07110
- S1552 W07101 - S1617 W07144 - S1601 W07208 -
S1535 W07210 - S1522 W07149 - S1520 W07110

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 28/0600Z SFC/FL300 S1526
W07106 - S1549 W07046 - S1615 W07109 - S1608
W07158 - S1544 W07209 - S1527 W07154 - S1526
W07106

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 28/1200Z SFC/FL300 S1517
W07100 - S1529 W07029 - S1556 W07039 - S1606
W07144 - S1555 W07203 - S1531 W07154 - S1517
W07100

RMK: ON STLT IMAGERY VA PULSES ARE PARTIALLY
HIDDEN BY CLOUDS. WEBCAM SHOWS INTERMITTENTS
SMALL PUFFS AT LOW LEVELS AND SPORADIC STRONG
PUFFS MOV SE TL FL300. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190828/0045Z=

Previous news

Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version

More on VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.