Sangay volcano news
Sat, 5 Oct 13:34
Aerial view from the NE crater (left ) and the corresponding thermal image (right ) of Sangay (P. Ramon , IGEPN)
Fri, 24 May 20:07
A possible ash emission occurred yesterday at 17:15 GMT, VAAC Washington reported. A pilot observed an ash plume at 25,000 ft (7.5 km) altitude drifting west from the volcano, but no ash could be detected on satellite data.
Sat, 27 Apr 08:04
Brief ash emissions were reported observed through satellite yesterday around noon. Ash plumes rose to about 25,000 ft (7.6 km) altitude or about 2 km above the volcano. ...more
Fri, 12 Apr 10:05
Based on analyses of satellite imagery, the Washington VAAC reported that on 11 April an ash plume from Sangay drifted W.
Mon, 25 Feb 08:27
VAAC Washington reports pilot observations of ash emissions to 25,000 ft (7.5 km) altitude on 22 February. Since the volcano is very remote and one of Ecuador's most active, it is fair to assume that it might be in a state of elevated activity.
Sat, 26 Jan 11:05
A possible ash emission was reported last night (25 Jan) by Washington VAAC, but due to night time, satellite observation was not possible. A small thermal hot spot was detected at the summit, which suggests that probably weak or moderate strombolian activity has resumed in the crater.
Tue, 7 Aug 09:01
No recent reports of eruptions from remote Sangay are available, but this might simply incidate that its typical strombolian eruptions are too small to be detected by the remote satellite based monitoring systems.
Sangay volcano (Ecuador) activity update: occasional small ash eruptions, thermal anomaly at summit crater
Tue, 31 Jul 09:45
Wed, 13 Jun 10:05
According to the Washington VAAC, a pilot observed an ash plume from Sangay on 6 June that rose to an altitude of 6.1 km (20,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted N. Meteorological clouds prevented satellite image views. A pilot observed ash drifting E on 10 June.
Sat, 9 Jun 09:47
A pilot observed an ash plume from Sangay on 4 June that rose to an altitude of 7.9 km (26,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted E.