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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: CONTG VA EM. to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Saturday Jun 13, 2020 14:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 15-20 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 14:13 UTC, 13/06/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200613/1411Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/573

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTG VA EM.

OBS VA DTG: 13/1350Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 S0159 W07820 - S0202 W07818
- S0302 W07837 - S0328 W07917 - S0307 W07943 -
S0207 W07854 - S0159 W07820 MOV SW 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 13/2000Z SFC/FL230 S0159 W07820
- S0202 W07818 - S0312 W07916 - S0226 W07948 -
S0159 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 14/0200Z SFC/FL230 S0152
W07940 - S0159 W07821 - S0202 W07819 - S0236
W07939 - S0152 W07940

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 14/0800Z SFC/FL230 S0150
W07940 - S0159 W07819 - S0202 W07818 - S0234
W07939 - S0150 W07940

RMK: REMNANT VA W OF PERU DSIPTD. VA FM CONTG EM
OBS IN VIS SAT IMAGERY EXT 100 NM SW FM SUMMIT
BUT WITH HIGHEST DENSITY WITHIN 33 NM OF SUMMIT.
FL WINDS EXP TO VEER TO W BY T+12. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200613/2015Z

Previous news
Pyroclastic current and ash emissions from Sangay volcano on 11 June (image: IGEPN)
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. ... [more]

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