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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA EM LIKELY to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Wed, 16 Dec 2020, 07:00
07:00 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:

FVXX20 at 06:47 UTC, 16/12/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201216/0645Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/1218

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM LIKELY

OBS VA DTG: 16/0620Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0154 W07831 - S0201 W07820
- S0202 W07820 - S0159 W07833 - S0154 W07831 MOV
W 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/1230Z SFC/FL200 S0155 W07829
- S0200 W07820 - S0202 W07820 - S0200 W07831 -
S0155 W07829

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/1830Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/0030Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA EM NOT SEEN ON STLT IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLD OBSC. HOWEVER, VA EM STILL EXPCD IN THE AREA.
VA HEIGHT AND FRCST BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE.
LTLCG EXPCD THRU T+6 HRS. ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201216/1245Z

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