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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: ONGOING VA EMS to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Tuesday May 05, 2020 20:15 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on  5 May 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 5 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 20:11 UTC, 05/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200505/2010Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/456

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 05/1910Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0200 W07820 - S0201 W07819
- S0218 W07835 - S0208 W07841 - S0200 W07820 MOV
SW 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/0100Z SFC/FL200 S0200 W07820
- S0201 W07819 - S0221 W07838 - S0208 W07845 -
S0200 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/0700Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 06/1300Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA IS SEEN MOV SW UP TO 22NM SW FM THE
SUMMIT. NWP MDL INDICATES A CONT SW MOV THRU
+6HRS. ...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200506/0215Z

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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