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Sangay volcano
Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Sangay volcano eruptions:
1934-ongoing (as of 2017), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity
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Sangay volcano news

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: SUMMIT HOTSPOT OBS IN STLT IMAGERY to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Tuesday Mar 24, 2020 13:00 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 12:44 UTC, 24/03/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200324/1241Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/325

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: SUMMIT HOTSPOT OBS IN STLT
IMAGERY

OBS VA DTG: 24/1210Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0147 W07825 - S0200 W07817
- S0202 W07822 - S0155 W07836 - S0147 W07825 MOV
NW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 24/1800Z SFC/FL190 S0141 W07827
- S0201 W07817 - S0204 W07823 - S0151 W07843 -
S0141 W07827

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 25/0000Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 25/0600Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA NOT SEEN IN STLT DUE TO WX CLDS IN
REGION. LOW CONF WITH EXT OF VA. VA HGT FM PREV
VAA AND VA DIR FM NWP MDLS SHOW CONT NW-LY MOVMT
THRU T+6. ...SAMBUCCI

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200324/1845Z

Previous news
Incandescence and ash plume from Sangay volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington recorded explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 19,000 ft (5,800 m) altitude. [more]

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