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Stratovulkaan 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
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Sangay volcano (Ecuador) activity update: occasional small ash eruptions, thermal anomaly at summit crater

Tuesday Jul 31, 2012 09:45 AM | DOOR: T

MODIS thermal image of Sangay showing the heat source at the summit crater (Univ. Hawaii)
MODIS thermal image of Sangay showing the heat source at the summit crater (Univ. Hawaii)
A pilot observed a small ash eruption from the remote Sangay volcano on 28 July. A thermal signal at the summit is visible, suggesting lava dome growth and or strombolian activity.
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Wednesday, Jun 13, 2012
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. [meer...]
Saturday, Jun 09, 2012
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. [meer...]
Friday, Jun 01, 2012
Based on a SIGMET report, the Washington VAAC reported a possible eruption and ash plume from Sangay on 28 May. A later notice stated that a pilot reported an ash plume at an altitude of 6.1 km (20,000 ft) a.s.l. Ash was not identified in satellite imagery. [meer...]
Uitzicht op de bovenste SE flank van Sangay vulkaan en thermisch beeld laten zien van de verschillende openingen in de koepel emitting lavastromen dat verschillende takken vormen en bereiken de basis van de top kegel (Foto: P. Ramn OVT / IG)
Tuesday, Apr 17, 2012
During an overflight on 13 April, an explosion from Sangay volcano was observed at 08:25 local time. It generated an ash and steam column of 2 km above the summit crater. ... [meer...]
Thursday, Mar 29, 2012
According to the Washington VAAC, a pilot observed an ash plume from Sangay on 22 March that rose to an altitude of 8.2 km (27,000 ft) a.s.l. Cloud cover prevented satellite observations. [meer...]

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