Volcanic & Seismic Activity 

Strong Explosive Activity Continues at Sabancaya — Ash Plume Ejected to 27,000 feet (8200m)

Strong explosive activity is continuing at Sabancaya (in the Andes of southern Peru) this weekend, with the Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Buenos Aires releasing multiple ash advisories.

Since Monday, April 29 the VAAC has warned of a number of ash plumes rising up to 29,000 feet (8.8 km) or flight level 290, indicating a continued uptick for the powerful stratovolcano.

The latest ejection came on May 04 and was estimated by the VAAC to have reached 27,000 ft (8.2km) or flight level 270, and moving to the east at approximately 30 kts.

Sabancaya has been incredibly active since its latest eruptive period began on Nov 06, 2016.

The phase is ongoing but has already been confirmed as a 3 on the VEI, according to volcano.si.edu


Stratovolcano: 5967 m / 19,577 ft 
Peru: -15.78°S / -71.85°W
Current statusERUPTING (4 out of 5)

Sabancaya volcano (meaning “tongue of fire” in the Quechua Indian language) is located in the southern Peruvian Andes and is covered with several glaciers.

Historic records of past eruptions date back to 1750, but its name appears in written accounts from 1595 AD. 

Eruption list: 2016 (ongoing), 2015, 2014, 2003, 2000, 1998, 1997, 1990-95, 1988, 1986, 1784, 1750, <1595(?)

For more see VolcanoDiscovery.com


Seismic and Volcanic activity has been correlated to changes in our sun.

The recent global uptick in earthquakes and volcanic eruptions is likely attributed to the drop-off in solar activity, coronal holes, a waning magnetosphere, and the increase in Galactic Cosmic Rays penetrating silica-rich magma.

Check out these link for more info: 



Grand Solar Minimum + Pole Shift

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