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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) Sangay volcano eruptions:
1934-ongoing (as of 2020), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity

Sangay volcano news

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: OCNL EM to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Mon, 21 Sep 2020, 15:45
15:45 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 15:40 UTC, 21/09/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200921/1538Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/818

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL EM

OBS VA DTG: 21/1520Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0157 W07832 - S0159 W07820
- S0201 W07819 - S0201 W07832 - S0157 W07832 MOV
W 20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 21/2130Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 22/0330Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 22/0930Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA NOT SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY WITH WX CLD IN
THE VICINITY. OBS VA BASED ON NWP MODEL GUIDANCE
WITH LOW CONFIDENCE. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200921/2145Z

Previous news
Mon, 21 Sep 2020, 09:47
Ash column visible from aircraft (image: @dani100sweet/twitter)
A powerful eruption at 04:20 local time occurred yesterday that generated a dense dark ash plume, which reached approx. 40,000 ft (12,200 m) altitude and drifted towards the east and west direction. The explosion was a few times stronger than the average size of explosions at the volcano during the previous months. ... read all

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