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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 LGT VA EMS to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Fri, 1 Jan 2021, 02:15
02:15 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 02:03 UTC, 01/01/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210101/0201Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/001

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT LGT VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 01/0200Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0155 W07855 - S0159 W07819
- S0207 W07853 - S0155 W07855 MOV W 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 01/0800Z SFC/FL190 S0153 W07854
- S0159 W07819 - S0208 W07855 - S0153 W07854

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 01/1400Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 01/2000Z NO VA EXP

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

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210101/0800Z

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