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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 VA CLDS SEEN IN STLT. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Tue, 5 Jan 2021, 21:45
21:45 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on  5 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 5 Jan 2021
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 21:40 UTC, 05/01/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210105/2140Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/020

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL VA CLDS SEEN IN STLT.

OBS VA DTG: 05/2120Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0154 W07759 - S0205 W07759
- S0202 W07819 - S0159 W07819 - S0154 W07759 MOV
E 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 06/0300Z SFC/FL200 S0152 W07753
- S0206 W07753 - S0204 W07818 - S0159 W07819 -
S0152 W07753

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 06/0900Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 06/1500Z NO VA EXP

RMK: PSBL VA CLDS SEEN MOV E FM VOLCANO
SUMMIT IN MULTI-SPECTRAL IMAGERY. MET CLDS OBSC
THE TOTAL VIEW. MODEL GUIDANCE SHOWS A CONT E MOV
THRU T+6 HRS. NO NEW VONA RPRTS RECEIVED. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210106/0345Z

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