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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 news

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS VA CLD. to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Wed, 26 Aug 2020, 23:30
23:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 and is moving at 20-25 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 23:15 UTC, 26/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200826/2312Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/805

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA CLD.

OBS VA DTG: 26/2230Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 S0206 W07842 - S0211 W07843
- S0214 W07849 - S0208 W07849 - S0206 W07842 MOV
W 20-25KT SFC/FL250 S0158 W07928 - S0202 W07851 -
S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0208 W07852 -
S0158 W07928 MOV W 20-25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 27/0430Z SFC/FL220 NO VA EXP
SFC/FL250 S0159 W07820 - S0201 W07819 - S0233
W07923 - S0215 W07930 - S0159 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 27/1030Z SFC/FL250 S0159
W07820 - S0202 W07819 - S0229 W07925 - S0209
W07931 - S0159 W07820

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 27/1630Z SFC/FL250 S0159
W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0226 W07932 - S0202
W07937 - S0159 W07819

RMK: CONS VA CLD OBSD EXTDG TO OVR 50 NMI W OF
SUMMIT. SML DISCRETE VA CLD MOVG WSW AND WILL
LKLY DISP. FL ESTD FM NWP MDLS. NWP MDLS FCST VA
TO MOV WSW AFTER T+6HRS. ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200827/0515Z

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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