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

Sangay volcano news

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA EMS OBS to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Mon, 23 Nov 2020, 23:00
23:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 23 Nov 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 23 Nov 2020
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 and is moving at 10-15 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 22:55 UTC, 23/11/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201123/2253Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/1141

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS OBS

OBS VA DTG: 23/2250Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0154 W07911 - S0158 W07820
- S0214 W07905 - S0154 W07911 MOV SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 24/0500Z SFC/FL200 S0155 W07909
- S0159 W07819 - S0216 W07906 - S0155 W07909

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 24/1100Z SFC/FL200 S0153
W07911 - S0158 W07819 - S0215 W07907 - S0153
W07911

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 24/1700Z NO VA EXP

RMK: NEW VA EMS OBS MOV W TO SW IN STLT IMAGERY.
NWP MDLS SUGGEST SUSTAINED MOV W TO SW THRU
T+12HRS. ...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201124/0500Z

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