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Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
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1934-ongoing (as of 2020), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CLD OBS. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Fri, 28 Aug 2020, 21:15
21:15 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 28 Aug 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 28 Aug 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 21:12 UTC, 28/08/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200828/2110Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0201 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/815

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CLD OBS.

OBS VA DTG: 28/2030Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0200 W07819 - S0201 W07819
- S0222 W07833 - S0208 W07846 - S0200 W07819 MOV
SW 20-25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 29/0230Z SFC/FL200 S0200 W07819
- S0201 W07819 - S0221 W07833 - S0208 W07846 -
S0200 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 29/0830Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 29/1430Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA CLD PUFF OBS IN STLT MOV QUICKLY SW OF
SUMMIT APRX 25 NM PRIOR TO DSIPTG. FL BASED ON
NWP MDL GDNC. ...LEVINE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200829/0315Z

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