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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: VA CLDS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Wednesday Mar 25, 2020 18:00 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 17:53 UTC, 25/03/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200325/1750Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/330

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GUAYAQUIL MWO. NWP
MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CLDS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY

OBS VA DTG: 25/1730Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0149 W07829 - S0158 W07818
- S0203 W07820 - S0202 W07835 - S0149 W07829 MOV
WNW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 25/2330Z SFC/FL190 S0142 W07834
- S0159 W07817 - S0204 W07819 - S0202 W07841 -
S0142 W07834

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 26/0530Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 26/1130Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA CLDS OBS IN STLT. LOW CONF OF EXT OF VA
DUE TO WX CLDS IN THE REGION. VA HGT/DIR FM STLT
AND NWP MDLS SHOW CONT WNW-LY MOVMT THRU T+6.
...SAMBUCCI

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200325/2345Z

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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