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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: PSBL CONTG VA EMS. to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Mon, 4 Jan 2021, 09:45
09:45 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 09:29 UTC, 04/01/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210104/0927Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/015

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL CONTG VA EMS.

OBS VA DTG: 04/0900Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0159 W07820 - S0159 W07819
- S0212 W07819 - S0211 W07824 - S0159 W07820 MOV
S 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 04/1500Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 04/2100Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 05/0300Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA NOT CURRENTLY OBS WITH WX CLDS IN AREA.
VA EM OBS WITH VOLCAT ALERTS RECEIVED 2 HRS AGO
MOV S UP TO 12 NM FM SUMMIT BEFORE DSIPTG OR
BECOMG OBSCD. OBS VA AREA BASED ON MOST RECENT EM
AND NWP MDLS. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210104/1530Z

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