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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) - ?
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Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity
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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA EMS MOV SW to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Tue, 25 Aug 2020, 22:15
22:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 25 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 25 Aug 2020
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 22:05 UTC, 25/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200825/2203Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/801

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS MOV SW

OBS VA DTG: 25/2120Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0201 W07820 - S0201 W07819
- S0219 W07833 - S0213 W07837 - S0201 W07820 MOV
SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 26/0330Z SFC/FL190 S0200 W07820
- S0201 W07819 - S0218 W07840 - S0205 W07847 -
S0200 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 26/0930Z SFC/FL190 S0159
W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0216 W07844 - S0202
W07849 - S0159 W07819

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 26/1530Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA EXTD UP TO 22NM SW FM THE SUMMIT. NWP MDL
INDICATES A SW TO W MOV THRU +12HRS. ...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200826/0400Z

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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