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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: REMNANT VA to 17000 ft (5200 m)

Friday Jun 12, 2020 23:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 12 Jun 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 12 Jun 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 17000 ft (5200 m) altitude or flight level 170 and is moving at 10-15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 23:33 UTC, 12/06/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200612/2331Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0201 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/570

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: REMNANT VA

OBS VA DTG: 12/2300Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL170 S0155 W08045 - S0226 W07935
- S0446 W08020 - S0446 W08020 - S0446 W08020 -
S0555 W08048 - S0601 W08222 - S0441 W08413 -
S0235 W08228 - S0155 W08045 MOV SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 13/0500Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 13/1100Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/1700Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VISIBLE STLT IMAGERY AT SUNSET SHOWED A
LARGE AREA OF REMNANT VA LARGELY OVR THE PACIFIC.
GREATEST CONCENTRATION WAS EXITING PERU'S PAITA
DISTRICT AND EXT 80 NM SW OF THERE. NO INDICATION
OF EM AT THE SUMMIT ATTM. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200613/0530Z

Previous news
Friday, Jun 12, 2020
IGEPN recorded an explosion at the volcano that generated a dense dark ash plume, which rose approx. 9,100 ft (2,800 m) above the summit and drifted SW. It produced pyroclastic flows that traveled over the southern slopes and accumulate a material on the flanks of the volcano which can cause formation of lahars. Ashfall was reported in several areas downwind including Guayaquil, Guamote, Chunchi, Riobamba, Guaranda, Chimbo, Echandía and Chillanes. ... read all

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