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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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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: OCNL EM to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Sunday Jul 05, 2020 20:15 PM | BY: VN
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 20:00 UTC, 05/07/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200705/1958Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/640

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL EM

OBS VA DTG: 05/1930Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0150 W07941 - S0158 W07819
- S0203 W07819 - S0210 W07944 - S0150 W07941 MOV
W 20-25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/0130Z SFC/FL210 S0144 W08019
- S0157 W07819 - S0203 W07819 - S0207 W08019 -
S0144 W08019

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/0730Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 06/1330Z NO VA EXP

RMK: REMNANT VA CLD 75 NM W OF THE SUMMIT
SUGGESTS AT LEAST OCNL EM CONT EVEN THOUGH WX CLD
OBS THE AREA ARND THE SUMMIT. LTLCG EXP OVR NXT 6
HRS BASED ON NWP MODEL GUIDANCE. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200706/0200Z

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