Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours
22-29 May 2021: Pearl of the Aegean - Santorini - Santorini Island (Greece)
24 Jun - 8 Jul 2021: Colors of Iceland: Fire, Earth, Ice and Water - Iceland
7-15 May 2022: From Stromboli to Etna - Sicila and Eolian Islands (Italy)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS VA CLDS SEEN IN STLT. to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Tue, 15 Dec 2020, 13:45
13:45 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 13:40 UTC, 15/12/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201215/1340Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/1215

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS VA CLDS SEEN IN STLT.

OBS VA DTG: 15/1320Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 S0152 W07838 - S0159 W07820
- S0201 W07819 - S0207 W07839 - S0152 W07838 MOV
W 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 15/1930Z SFC/FL220 S0140 W07855
- S0159 W07819 - S0202 W07819 - S0157 W07901 -
S0140 W07855

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/0130Z SFC/FL220 S0131
W07852 - S0159 W07818 - S0203 W07819 - S0147
W07900 - S0131 W07852

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 16/0730Z SFC/FL220 S0125
W07847 - S0158 W07818 - S0202 W07820 - S0140
W07856 - S0125 W07847

RMK: VA SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY MOV W/WNW AND EXTDG
OVER 10 NM FM SUMMIT. MODEL GUIDANCE SHOWS A MORE
NW-LY MOV BY T+6 THRU T+18 HRS AT FL220 ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201215/1945Z

Try our free app!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Android | iOS version

More on VolcanoDiscovery

Why is there advertising on this site?
Support us - Help us upgrade our services!
We truly love working to bring you the latest volcano and earthquake data from around the world. Maintaining our website and our free apps does require, however, considerable time and resources.
We need financing to increase hard- and software capacity as well as support our editor team. We're aiming to achieve uninterrupted service wherever an earthquake or volcano eruption unfolds, and your donations can make it happen! Every donation will be highly appreciated. If you find the information useful and would like to support our team in integrating further features, write great content, and in upgrading our soft- and hardware, please make a donation (PayPal or Online credit card payment).

Planned features:
  • Weather reports
  • Tsunami alerts
  • Design upgrades
  • Faster responsiveness
Thanks to your past donations, these features have been added recently:
  • Earthquake archive from 1900 onwards
  • Additional seismic data sources
  • Improved content in English
Download and Upgrade the Volcanoes & Earthquakes app to get one of the fastest seismic and volcano alerts online:
Android | IOS
Thank you!
Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Most texts and images, in particular photographs, on this website are protected by copyright. Further reproduction and use of without authorization is usually not consented. If you are not sure or need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.