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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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Sangay volcano news

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS VA EMS. to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Wednesday May 06, 2020 07:00 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 and is moving at 15-20 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 06:56 UTC, 06/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200506/0654Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/458

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 06/0630Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0145 W07855 - S0159 W07818
- S0201 W07820 - S0207 W07928 - S0151 W07918 -
S0145 W07855 MOV W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/1230Z SFC/FL210 S0144 W07904
- S0159 W07820 - S0202 W07820 - S0159 W07907 -
S0144 W07904

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/1830Z SFC/FL210 S0151
W07907 - S0159 W07820 - S0201 W07819 - S0206
W07906 - S0151 W07907

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/0030Z SFC/FL210 S0156
W07907 - S0159 W07819 - S0202 W07819 - S0210
W07904 - S0156 W07907

RMK: VA EXTDS 67 NMI W OF SUMMIT. WSHFT OCRD BTWN
0430Z AND 0500Z FM W TO WNW. SUMMIT NOW OBSCD BY
WX CLD CVR. NWP MDL FCST WINDS DO NOT MATCH OBS
SO FCST CONFDC IS MED-LOW. ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200506/1300Z

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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