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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA CLD AT 08/2233Z to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Thu, 8 Oct 2020, 23:45
23:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on  8 Oct 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 8 Oct 2020
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX23 at 23:30 UTC, 08/10/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201008/2328Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/988

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. VONA. WEB CAM. NWP
MODELS. VOLCAT. GEOPHYSICAL INST.

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA CLD AT 08/2233Z

OBS VA DTG: 08/2310Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0156 W07831 - S0200 W07820
- S0201 W07820 - S0204 W07831 - S0156 W07831 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 09/0500Z SFC/FL210 S0159 W07820
- S0202 W07820 - S0210 W07849 - S0200 W07850 -
S0159 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 09/1100Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 09/1700Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA CLD SEEN MOVG W FM SUMMIT AND RPRTD BY
GEOPHYSICAL INST IN VONA. WELL DEFINED HOTSPOT
IN S/W IR. MODEL GUIDANCE INDICATES A MORE WSW-LY
MOV BY T+6 HRS. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201009/0530Z

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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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