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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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Sangay volcano eruptions:
1934-ongoing (as of 2020), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity
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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CLDS AND SUMMIT HOTSPOT OBS IN STLT IMAGERY to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Tue, 25 Aug 2020, 11:45
11:45 AM | 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 11:39 UTC, 25/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200825/1136Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/799

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CLDS AND SUMMIT HOTSPOT OBS IN STLT IMAGERY

OBS VA DTG: 25/1110Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0158 W07821 - S0202 W07817
- S0219 W07831 - S0208 W07840 - S0158 W07821 MOV
SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 25/1700Z SFC/FL190 S0157 W07821
- S0202 W07817 - S0228 W07838 - S0212 W07851 -
S0157 W07821

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 25/2300Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 26/0500Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA CLDS OBS IN STLT MOVG SW FM SUMMIT. LOW
CONF WITH VA EXT DUE TO WX CLDS IN REGION. VOLCAT
ALERT RECEIVED. VA HGT/DIR FM STLT/NWP MDLS SHOWS
CONT SW-LY MOVMT THRU T+6. ...SAMBUCCI

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200825/1730Z

Previous news
Tue, 25 Aug 2020, 06:52
Pyroclastic flows from Sangay volcano yesterday (image: IGEPN)
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at high levels characterized by near-constant vulcanian-type explosions producing moderate ash emissions and pyroclastic flows. ... read all
 

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