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

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS VA CLDS. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Wed, 7 Oct 2020, 17:45
17:45 PM | BY: VN
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:

FVXX23 at 17:38 UTC, 07/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201007/17340Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/982

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA CLDS.

OBS VA DTG: 07/1640Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0155 W07845 - S0159 W07820
- S0201 W07820 - S0205 W07844 - S0155 W07845 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 07/2230Z SFC/FL200 S0158 W07859
- S0159 W07820 - S0201 W07820 - S0210 W07858 -
S0158 W07859

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/0430Z SFC/FL200 S0158
W07820 - S0201 W07820 - S0211 W07858 - S0158
W07859 - S0158 W07820

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/1030Z NO VA EXP

RMK: UPDATE TO EARLIER ADVISORY AS HIGHER LEVEL
VA HAS DSIPTD AND LOWER LEVEL VA IS NOT GETTING
OUT AS FAR AS FCSTD. RESIDUAL VA NEAR 80W HAS DSIPTD
IN SAT. MODEL GUIDANCE SHOWS A CONT W/WSW MOV
THRU T+12 HRS. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201007/2330Z

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Wed, 7 Oct 2020, 06:55
Pyroclastic flows from Sangay volcano captured from plane (image: IGEPN)
Effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues at moderate to high levels characterized by pyroclastic flows that traveled over the southern slopes, as can be seen in the image. ... read all
 

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