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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: APRNT SIG VA EMS to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Wed, 7 Oct 2020, 10:00
10:00 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 and is moving at 15-20 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX23 at 09:51 UTC, 07/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201007/0948Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/980

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: APRNT SIG VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 07/0910Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 S0153 W07844 - S0200 W07819
- S0201 W07819 - S0159 W07844 - S0153 W07844 MOV
W 5-10KT SFC/FL350 S0159 W07819 - S0202 W07819 -
S0229 W07857 - S0204 W07901 - S0159 W07819 MOV SW
15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 07/1500Z SFC/FL220 S0156 W07844
- S0200 W07819 - S0201 W07820 - S0201 W07844 -
S0156 W07844

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 07/2100Z SFC/FL220 S0158
W07846 - S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0202
W07846 - S0158 W07846

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/0300Z SFC/FL220 S0155
W07845 - S0200 W07819 - S0201 W07820 - S0200
W07844 - S0155 W07845

RMK: SINGLE SIG EMS TO FL350 MOVG SW OF SUMMIT.
VOLCANIC CB INDICATED ON VOLCAT BUT NOT CLR HOW
MUCH OF THIS EMS IS VA. ANY VA WITH THIS EMS SHUD
DSIPT IN 6 HR. LWR LVL VA EMS CONT AT FL220 MOVG
W OF SUMMIT. ...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201007/1545Z

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