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Sangay volcano
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: VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Friday Jul 10, 2020 02:00 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 10 Jul 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 10 Jul 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 01:56 UTC, 10/07/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200710/0155Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/659

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT.

OBS VA DTG: 10/0120Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0159 W07821 - S0203 W07819
- S0211 W07833 - S0203 W07837 - S0159 W07821 MOV
SW 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 10/0730Z SFC/FL200 S0159 W07820
- S0203 W07819 - S0214 W07838 - S0202 W07844 -
S0159 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 10/1330Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 10/1930Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA CLDS SEEN IN SAT IMAGERY. ACT HAS
DECREASED OVER THE LAST 6 HOURS. THERE IS A WELL
DEFINED HOTSPOT SEEN IN S/W IR. MODEL GUIDANCE
SHOWS A SW-LY MOV THRU T+6 HRS. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200710/0800Z

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