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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 (Peru): weekly volcanic activity report 6-12 Jan 2020

Friday Jan 17, 2020 09:34 AM | BY: MARTIN
Eruption from Sabancaya volcano yesterday (image: IGP)
Eruption from Sabancaya volcano yesterday (image: IGP)
The eruptive activity of the volcano continues at moderately levels.
IGP recorded during the period 6-12 Jan 2020 1034 volcano-tectonic earthquakes, 8 explosions per day in average.
An explosions at the volcano generated an ash plumes, which reached approx. 29,419 ft (8,967 m) altitude and drifted E, SE and NE.
No significant changes are expected on the following days. Active lava dome is growing with diameter approximately 282 m that can lead to its collapse associated with small pyroclastic flows.
The warning bulletin states that ballistic impacts of volcanic bombs and pyroclastic flows could affect an area of about 12 km distance from the crater.
Source: Instituto Geofísico del Perú Weekly Volcanic Activity Report 6-12 Jan 2020
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