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Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
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1934-ongoing (as of 2017), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EM AT 2210Z. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Saturday Mar 28, 2020 23:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 28 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 28 Mar 2020
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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 23:22 UTC, 28/03/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200328/2320Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/343

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM AT 2210Z.

OBS VA DTG: 28/2250Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0200 W07819 - S0201 W07819
- S0204 W07822 - S0202 W07823 - S0200 W07819 MOV
SW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 29/0500Z SFC/FL200 S0200 W07820
- S0201 W07819 - S0212 W07823 - S0210 W07829 -
S0200 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 29/1100Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 29/1700Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA MOVG SW FM SUMMIT. THIN WX CLD CVR OVR
SUMMIT ADDS UNCERTAINTY TO VA SIG. VOLCAT ALERTS
RECEIVED. NWP MDLS FCST VA TO MOV SSW BY T+6.
...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200329/0515Z

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