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Sangay volcano
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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Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity
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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEARLY CONS VA EMS. to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Tuesday Jun 02, 2020 23:30 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on  2 Jun 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 2 Jun 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 23:23 UTC, 02/06/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200602/2320Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/529

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEARLY CONS VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 02/2250Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0152 W07844 - S0200 W07819
- S0201 W07820 - S0158 W07845 - S0152 W07844 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 03/0500Z SFC/FL210 S0144 W07840
- S0201 W07818 - S0202 W07819 - S0152 W07847 -
S0144 W07840

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 03/1100Z SFC/FL210 S0150
W07844 - S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0159
W07847 - S0150 W07844

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 03/1700Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA CLD EXTDS 25 NMI W TO WNW OF SUMMIT. FL
ESTD FM 18Z GFS 06HR FCST SOUNDING. NWP MDLS
FCST VA TO CONT MOVG W OR WNW THRU T+12 HRS.
...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200603/0515Z

Previous news
Continuing lava flows on the SE flank at Sangay volcano (image: IGEPN)
Tuesday, Jun 02, 2020
IGEPN reported that the lava flows continue to be active on the south-eastern slopes of the volcano. Incandescent avalanches of material continues to be observed. ... [more]

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