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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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1934-ongoing (as of 2017), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
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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 20000 ft (6100 m)

Tuesday May 05, 2020 09:00 AM | BY: VN

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 08:48 UTC, 05/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200505/0844Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/454

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CLDS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY

OBS VA DTG: 05/0820Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0156 W07820 - S0202 W07815
- S0228 W07832 - S0210 W07853 - S0156 W07820 MOV
SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 05/1430Z SFC/FL200 S0153 W07823
- S0202 W07813 - S0243 W07838 - S0216 W07908 -
S0153 W07823

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 05/2030Z SFC/FL200 S0154
W07820 - S0202 W07814 - S0244 W07837 - S0218
W07908 - S0154 W07820

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 06/0230Z SFC/FL200 S0153
W07823 - S0202 W07814 - S0240 W07843 - S0213
W07909 - S0153 W07823

RMK: VA CLDS OBS IN STLT MOVG SW FM SUMMIT. LOW
CONF WITH VA EXT SW FM SUMMIT DUE TO WX CLDS. VA
HGT/DIR FM STLT/NWP MDLS SHOWS CONT SW-LY MOVMT
THRU T+18. ...SAMBUCCI

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200505/1445Z

Previous news
Lava flows on the southeastern flank at Sangay volcano (image: IGEPN)
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington recorded explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 20,000 ft (6,100 m) altitude. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the southwest and causes ash fall on the volcano's slopes. ... [more]

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