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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: REMNANT VA OBSD to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Thu, 27 Aug 2020, 08:00
08:00 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 07:50 UTC, 27/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200827/0745Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/807

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: REMNANT VA OBSD

OBS VA DTG: 27/0720Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 S0129 W08012 - S0149 W08010
- S0213 W08124 - S0153 W08126 - S0129 W08012 MOV
W 25-30KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 27/1330Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 27/1930Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 28/0130Z NO VA EXP

RMK: REMNANT VA FROM EARLIER EM SEEN ON STLT
IMAGERY MOV APPROX 185 NMI W OF SUMMIT. VA
EXPCD TO DISPT WI 6 HRS. NO NEW VA EM OBSD. ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200827/1345Z

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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