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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: CONT VA EMS to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Wed, 16 Dec 2020, 13:30
13:30 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 and is moving at 5 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 13:11 UTC, 16/12/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201216/1308Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/1219

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 16/1306Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0149 W07844 - S0158 W07820
- S0202 W07847 - S0149 W07844 MOV W 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/1900Z SFC/FL200 S0146 W07848
- S0158 W07820 - S0200 W07851 - S0146 W07848

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 17/0100Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/0700Z NO VA EXP

RMK: CONT VA EMS OBS MOV W IN STLT IMAGERY VA
FCST TO CONT W MOV THRU T+6HRS BEFORE DISP W OF
SUMMIT. ...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201216/1915Z

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