Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
25 may - 1 jun 2019: Etna Discovery - Etna volcano (Italy)
15-30 jun 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
8-23 jul 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
12-30 ago 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
13-29 ago 2019: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
14-17 ago 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
1-19 sep 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-18 sep 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
: espacios disponibles / : garantizada / : pocos espacios a la izquierda / : una reserva con antelación
Fotos al azar

Latest news from Sangay volcano:

Sunday, May 19, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [Leer más]
Thursday, May 16, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 . ... [Leer más]
 

Sangay volcano

Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
Current status: menor actividad o una advertencia erupción (3 out of 5)
Sangay webcams / datos en tiempo real | Reports
Sangay volcano books
Last update: 19 May 2019 (Volcanic Ash Advisory)
Typical eruption style: Explosivo. Con el tiempo histórico: la actividad frecuente, intermitente estromboliana
Erupciones del volcán Sangay: 1934-ongoing (as of 2017), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?No hay terremotos recientes
Fecha / HoraRevista / ProfundidadDistanciaUbicación
Sangay volcano is one of the highest active volcanoes in the world and one of Ecuador's most active ones. Located isolated east of the Andean crest, with it's perfect steep cone shape and glacier-covered top, it towers majestically at 5230 m high above the Amazonian rainforest.

Background:

Sangay has had frequent eruptions in historic times, mostly of strombolian type. The present-day volcano was built within horseshoe-shaped calderas of two previous edifices, which were destroyed by collapse to the east, producing large debris avalanches that reached the Amazonian lowlands. The modern edifice dates back to at least 14,000 years ago.
Sangay towers above the tropical jungle on the east side; on the other sides flat plains of ash from the volcano have been sculpted by heavy rains into steep-walled canyons up to 600 m deep. The earliest report of a historical eruption was in 1628. More or less continuous eruptions were reported from 1728 until 1916, and again from 1934 to the present. The more or less constant eruptive activity has caused frequent changes to the morphology of the summit crater complex.

---
Source: GVP Sangay volcano information


Latest satellite images


 

Más en VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery y otras fuentes como se ha señalado.
Uso de material: Texto e imágenes en esta página web tienen derechos de autor. Para reproducción y uso sin autorización no es consentido. Si usted necesita licencias de derechos de fotografías, por ejemplo para publicaciones y comerciales utilizar, contacte con nosotros.