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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: LIGHT VA CLDS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Thursday May 07, 2020 21:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 21:08 UTC, 07/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200507/2106Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/461

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: LIGHT VA CLDS OBS IN STLT
IMAGERY

OBS VA DTG: 07/2040Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0155 W07832 - S0158 W07818
- S0204 W07818 - S0207 W07832 - S0155 W07832 MOV
W 20-25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/0230Z SFC/FL190 S0153 W07838
- S0156 W07819 - S0205 W07816 - S0211 W07838 -
S0153 W07838

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/0830Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/1430Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: LIGHT VA CLDS OBS IN STLT. LOW CONF WITH VA
W FM SUMMIT DUE TO WX CLDS. VA HGT/DIR FM STLT/
NWP SHOWS CONT W-LY MOVMT THRU T+6. ...SAMBUCCI

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200508/0300Z

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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