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Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
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Sangay volcano (Ecuador): near-constant pyroclastic flows

Friday Aug 28, 2020 07:11 AM | BY: MARTIN
Pyroclastic flow from Sangay volcano yesterday (image: IGEPN)
Pyroclastic flow from Sangay volcano yesterday (image: IGEPN)
The activity of the volcano continues at high levels characterized by near-constant pyroclastic flows.
According to IGEPN pyroclastic flows continue to descend over the south-southeastern slopes with ash emissions extending to the south and west of the volcano. Ash fall is reported in Chimborazo area.
Source: Instituto Geofísico volcano activity update 28 August 2020
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