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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 to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Thu, 31 Dec 2020, 04:00
04:00 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 03:52 UTC, 31/12/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20201231/0349Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/1277

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 31/0310Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0153 W07834 - S0159 W07819
- S0201 W07820 - S0158 W07835 - S0153 W07834 MOV
W 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 31/0900Z SFC/FL200 S0149 W07837
- S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07818 - S0157 W07838 -
S0149 W07837

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 31/1500Z SFC/FL200 S0150
W07837 - S0159 W07818 - S0201 W07820 - S0156
W07837 - S0150 W07837

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 31/2100Z SFC/FL200 S0156
W07838 - S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0201
W07838 - S0156 W07838

RMK: VA DETECTED ON STLT MOVG WNW OF SUMMIT.
WELL-DEFINED PERSISTENT HOTSPOT SEEN ON SWIR. NWP
MDL WINDS LTLCHG THRU T+12 IN DIR BECMG MORE FM
THE E BY T+18 HR. ...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20201231/0945Z

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