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Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
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1934-ongoing (as of 2020), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CLDS FIRST SEEN AT 10/2150Z to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Mon, 10 Aug 2020, 23:00
23:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 10 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 10 Aug 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:

FVXX21 at 22:50 UTC, 10/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200810/2247Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/749

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CLDS FIRST SEEN AT 10/2150Z

OBS VA DTG: 10/2220Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0155 W07838 - S0200 W07820
- S0202 W07820 - S0207 W07838 - S0155 W07838 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 11/0430Z SFC/FL200 S0152 W07849
- S0158 W07820 - S0202 W07819 - S0210 W07849 -
S0152 W07849

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 11/1030Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 11/1630Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA SEEN IN SAT IMAGERY MOV W/WSW AND EXTDG
JUST UNDER 15 NM FM SUMMIT. VOLCAT ALERT
RECEIVED. CONFIDENCE IN MODEL GUIDANCE IS LOW AS
VA MOV DOES NOT MATCH UP WITH NWP. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200811/0445Z

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