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Sangay volcano
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 news

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA EMS to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Thu, 1 Oct 2020, 02:30
02:30 AM | 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 and is moving at 15-20 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 02:14 UTC, 01/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201001/0210Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/957

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 01/0209Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0151 W07847 - S0158 W07820
- S0201 W07849 - S0151 W07847 MOV W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 01/0800Z SFC/FL190 S0151 W07848
- S0158 W07819 - S0202 W07849 - S0151 W07848

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 01/1400Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 01/2000Z NO VA EXP

RMK: NEW VA EMS OBS MOV W TO WNW FM SUMMIT. VA
FCST TO CONT W TO WNW MOV THRU T+6HRS BEFORE DISP
...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201001/0815Z

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