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

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: PSBL VA CLD EMS. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Thu, 8 Oct 2020, 17:00
17:00 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 16:55 UTC, 08/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201008/1651Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/986

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL VA CLD EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 08/1620Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0153 W07843 - S0159 W07822
- S0202 W07822 - S0204 W07846 - S0153 W07843 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/2230Z SFC/FL200 S0150 W07844
- S0200 W07820 - S0202 W07821 - S0204 W07848 -
S0150 W07844

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 09/0430Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 09/1030Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA NOT OBSD IN STLT IMAGERY OR WEBCAM DUE TO
EXTENSIVE WX CLD CVR. VA CLDS PSBL BLO WX CLD
CVR. NWP MDLS SUGGEST ANY VA CLDS TO BE MOVG WNW
WITH LTLCG IN WINDS THRU T+6. ...HOSLEY

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201008/2245Z

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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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