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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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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONTG CONS VA EMS. to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Thursday Jun 18, 2020 12:15 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 12:10 UTC, 18/06/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200618/1208Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/589

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONTG CONS VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 18/1150Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0136 W07856 - S0158 W07819
- S0202 W07819 - S0154 W07905 - S0136 W07856 MOV
NW 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/1800Z SFC/FL190 S0138 W07926
- S0158 W07819 - S0202 W07819 - S0204 W07929 -
S0138 W07926

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0000Z SFC/FL190 S0140
W07926 - S0158 W07819 - S0202 W07819 - S0206
W07929 - S0140 W07926

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/0600Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA CLD OBS EXT NW UP TO 45 NM FM SUMMIT THO
EXTENT IS UNCERTAIN DUE TO WX CLD OBSCN. OBS FL
BASED ON CONTINUITY. NWP MDLS INDICATE W-LY MVMT
THRU T+12 BUT CONF IN FCST IS LOWER. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200618/1815Z

Previous news
Explosion from Sangay volcano on 13 June (image: @Ruptly/twitter)
Tuesday, Jun 16, 2020
According to IGEPN, the activity at the volcano has been increasing during the past few days associated with increasingly larger ash plumes as can be seen rising from the crater to an altitude of 23,000 ft (7,000 m). An ash plumes is extending about 600 km to the west of the volcano. 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. An ash fall could affect a population of Chimborazo, Cañar, Guayas, Azuay, El Oro, Tungurahua and Cotopaxi. ... [more]

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