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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: CONS EM to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Sun, 23 Aug 2020, 19:30
19:30 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 23 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 23 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 19:25 UTC, 23/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200823/1923Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/791

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS EM

OBS VA DTG: 23/1900Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL240 S0158 W07819 - S0201 W07817
- S0213 W07829 - S0204 W07837 - S0158 W07819 MOV
SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 24/0100Z SFC/FL240 S0158 W07819
- S0201 W07817 - S0220 W07834 - S0207 W07847 -
S0158 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 24/0700Z SFC/FL240 S0157
W07820 - S0201 W07817 - S0223 W07833 - S0216
W07843 - S0157 W07820

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 24/1300Z SFC/FL240 S0157
W07819 - S0201 W07817 - S0214 W07843 - S0207
W07847 - S0157 W07819

RMK: CONS EM HAVE RESULTED IN A PLUME OF VA EXT
20 NM SW OF THE SUMMIT. LTLCG EXP. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200824/0130Z

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