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Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONT VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT to 18000 ft (5500 m)

Thursday May 14, 2020 13:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 18000 ft (5500 m) altitude or flight level 180 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 13:11 UTC, 14/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200514/1310Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/484

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT

OBS VA DTG: 14/1240Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL180 S0200 W07820 - S0201 W07819
- S0216 W07834 - S0208 W07838 - S0200 W07820 MOV
SW 10-15KT SFC/FL210 S0150 W07838 - S0159 W07820
- S0201 W07820 - S0158 W07842 - S0150 W07838 MOV
NW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 14/1830Z SFC/FL180 S0159 W07820
- S0201 W07819 - S0213 W07843 - S0203 W07844 -
S0159 W07820 SFC/FL210 S0146 W07849 - S0200
W07819 - S0201 W07820 - S0156 W07855 - S0146
W07849

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 15/0030Z SFC/FL180 NO ASH
EXP SFC/FL210 S0143 W07850 - S0200 W07819 - S0201
W07819 - S0155 W07855 - S0143 W07850

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 15/0630Z SFC/FL210 S0142
W07850 - S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07820 - S0155
W07855 - S0142 W07850

RMK: VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT MOV SW TO FL180 AND EXTD
ARND 20 NM FM SUMMIT BEFORE DSIPTG. VA CLDS
15 NM FM SUMMIT MOV NW TO FL210. MODEL GUIDANCE INDICATES
A CONT NW-LY MOV THRU T+18 HRS FOR VA TO FL210 WITH A
MORE WSW-LY MOV THRU T+6HRS FOR VA TO FL180. MULTIPLE VOLCAT ALERTS. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200514/1915Z

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Descending lava flows on SE flank from Sangay volcano (image: IGEPN)
Tuesday, May 12, 2020
IGEPN recorded explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that rose 4,822 ft (1,470 m) above the summit. Volcanic ash is dispersed towards the southwest and causes ash fall on the volcano's slopes. ... [more]

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