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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)

Wed, 26 Aug 2020, 12:30
12:30 PM | 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 12:23 UTC, 26/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200826/1220Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/803

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

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

OBS VA DTG: 26/1200Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0153 W07847 - S0159 W07820
- S0202 W07820 - S0207 W07848 - S0153 W07847 MOV
W 20-25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 26/1800Z SFC/FL190 S0150 W07854
- S0159 W07819 - S0204 W07819 - S0209 W07855 -
S0150 W07854

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 27/0000Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 27/0600Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA CLDS OBS IN STLT APPROX 25NM W FM SUMMIT
MOVG W. SUMMIT HOTSPOT OBS IN STLT. VA HGT/DIR FM
STLT/NWP MDLS SHOWS CONT W-LY MOVMT THRU T+6.
...SAMBUCCI

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200826/1815Z

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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