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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 OBS to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Sat, 9 Jan 2021, 12:00
12:00 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 20 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 11:46 UTC, 09/01/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210109/1143Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/033

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS OBS

OBS VA DTG: 09/1139Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0153 W07904 - S0158 W07819
- S0211 W07901 - S0153 W07904 MOV W 20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 09/1730Z SFC/FL200 S0153 W07904
- S0159 W07817 - S0210 W07902 - S0153 W07904

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 09/2330Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 10/0530Z NO VA EXP

RMK: NEW VA EMS OBS MOV W IN STLT IMAGERY. VA EMS
FCST TO CONT W MOV THRU T+12HRS BEFORE DISP.
...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210109/1745Z

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