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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 EMISSIONS OF VA to 31000 ft (9400 m)

Monday Dec 09, 2019 06:45 AM | BY: VN

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 NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 06:29 UTC, 09/12/19 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191209/0630Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/1403

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS. WEBCAM.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: INTERMITTENT EMISSIONS OF VA

OBS VA DTG: 09/0550Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL310 S1359 W07226 - S1402 W07203
- S1416 W07211 - S1408 W07229 - S1359 W07226 MOV
NW 10KT SFC/FL270 S1507 W07209 - S1544 W07149 -
S1546 W07151 - S1517 W07223 - S1507 W07209 MOV NW
15KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 09/1200Z SFC/FL270 S1502 W07213
- S1544 W07146 - S1546 W07151 - S1509 W07229 -
S1502 W07213

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 09/1800Z SFC/FL270 S1458
W07207 - S1546 W07147 - S1546 W07150 - S1505
W07222 - S1458 W07207

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 10/0000Z SFC/FL270 S1454
W07209 - S1541 W07146 - S1546 W07150 - S1502
W07224 - S1454 W07209

RMK: A REMANENT PULSE DISSIPATING TL FL310 IS
STILL DETECTED. VA PULSES MOV NW BARELY DETECTED
IN SATELLITE IMAGERY. WEBCAM SHOWS INTERMITTENT
EMISSIONS OF VA AND GASES. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20191209/1230Z=

Previous news
Sunday, Dec 08, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 34000 ft (10400 m) altitude or flight level 340 and is moving at 10 kts in N direction. ... [more]
Sunday, Dec 08, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 34000 ft (10400 m) altitude or flight level 340 and is moving at 10 kts in NE direction. ... [more]
Ash plume forecast from an explosion at Sabancaya on 6 Dec (image: VAAC Buenos Aires)
Sunday, Dec 08, 2019
The activity at the volcano has been showing an increasing trend over the past days and weeks. Explosions have been frequent (up to 5-6 per day) and occasionally produced ash plumes that reached more than 30,000 ft (9 km) altitude. ... [more]
Satellite image of Sabancaya volcano on  8 Dec 2019
Sunday, Dec 08, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, Dec 07, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Buenos Aires (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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