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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: VA EMS CONT to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Thu, 8 Oct 2020, 05:15
05:15 AM | 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 05:04 UTC, 08/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201008/0501Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/984

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS CONT

OBS VA DTG: 08/0430Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0153 W07845 - S0158 W07819
- S0200 W07819 - S0202 W07845 - S0153 W07845 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/1030Z SFC/FL200 S0152 W07846
- S0158 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0201 W07844 -
S0152 W07846

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/1630Z SFC/FL200 S0152
W07845 - S0158 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0202
W07845 - S0152 W07845

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/2230Z SFC/FL200 S0137
W07838 - S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0145
W07842 - S0137 W07838

RMK: VA DETECTED ON STLT MOVG W OF SUMMIT. OCNL
HOTSPOT SEEN ON SWIR. NWP MDL WINDS TO REMAIN FM
E THRU T+12 HR THEN BECMG SE AT T+18 HR. ...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201008/1100Z

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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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