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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: NEW VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Monday May 04, 2020 23:00 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on  4 May 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 4 May 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:

FVXX22 at 22:49 UTC, 04/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200504/2245Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/452

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT.

OBS VA DTG: 04/2220Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0159 W07820 - S0201 W07819
- S0221 W07846 - S0204 W07851 - S0159 W07820 MOV
SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 05/0430Z SFC/FL200 S0158 W07820
- S0203 W07819 - S0239 W07911 - S0218 W07917 -
S0158 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 05/1030Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 05/1630Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT MOV SW BEGINNING AT
04/2130Z AND EXTDG 10 NM FM SUMMIT. MULTIPLE VOLCAT
ALERTS. MODEL GUIDANCE INDICATES A CONT SW-LY MOV
THRU T+6 HRS. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200505/0445Z

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