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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: CONT LGT VA EMS to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Thursday May 14, 2020 23:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 14 May 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 14 May 2020
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 10-15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 23:35 UTC, 14/05/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200514/2333Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/486

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT LGT VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 14/2300Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0159 W07820 - S0213 W07838
- S0202 W07844 - S0159 W07820 MOV SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 15/0500Z SFC/FL210 S0159 W07820
- S0213 W07838 - S0202 W07844 - S0159 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 15/1100Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 15/1700Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: CONT LGT VA EMS OBS MOV SW FM SUMMIT IN STLT
IMAGERY. VA FCST TO CONT SW MOV THRU T+6HRS
BEFORE DISP. ...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200515/0530Z

Previous news
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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