Sangay вулкан

Стратовулкан 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Эквадор, -2°S / -78.34°W
Текущее состояние: извергающийся (4 из 5)
Last update: 5 авг 2021 (Volcanic Ash Advisory)
Sangay volcano during an eruption in Jan 2020 seen from Macas
Sangay volcano during an eruption in Jan 2020 seen from Macas

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.

Show interactive Map
Типичный извержения стиль: Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity
Sangay Вулкан-извержения: 1934-ongoing (as of 2020), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?

Latest nearby earthquakes

ВремяМагнитуда / ГлубинаРасстояние/Местоположение
Tue, 27 Jul 2021 (GMT) (1 Землетрясение)
2021-07-27 16:16:33 (27 Jul 2021 21:16:33 GMT)
3.5

135 km
31 km (19 mi)
20 km к северу от Macas, Эквадор

Справочная информация

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


See also: Sentinel hub | Landsat 8
Show more

Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version

Подробнее о VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery и другие источники, как отмечалось.
Использование материалов: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.