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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 news & activity updates:

Sabancaya Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: continuous ash emissions to 28000 ft (8500 m)

Wednesday Dec 18, 2019 17:30 PM | BY: VN
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 and is moving at 15 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVAG01 at 17:25 UTC, 18/12/19 from SABM
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191218/1725Z

VAAC: BUENOS AIRES

VOLCANO: SABANCAYA 354006
PSN: S1547 W07150

AREA: PERU

SUMMIT ELEV: 19576 FT [5967 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/1444

INFO SOURCE: GOES-E. GFS. WEBCAM. VOLCAT.

AVIATION COLOUR CODE: NOT GIVEN

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTINUOUS EMISSION

OBS VA DTG: 18/1650Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL280 S1546 W07150 - S1558 W07137
- S1557 W07202 - S1546 W07150 MOV S 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6 HR: 18/2300Z SFC/FL280 S1545 W07151
- S1548 W07122 - S1602 W07146 - S1545 W07151

FCST VA CLD +12 HR: 19/0500Z SFC/FL280 S1536
W07127 - S1556 W07125 - S1603 W07134 - S1551
W07138 - S1547 W07150 - S1536 W07127

FCST VA CLD +18 HR: 19/1100Z SFC/FL280 S1526
W07120 - S1540 W07116 - S1555 W07119 - S1547
W07131 - S1548 W07152 - S1526 W07120

RMK: NEW VA PUFF THAT REACHED FL 280, IS DETECTED
BY SATELLITE IMAGES AND WEB CAM, UNDER PARTIALLY
SKY COVERED BY WX CLD. ...SMN

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20191218/2325Z=

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