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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 MOV W to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Sat, 9 Jan 2021, 22:30
22:30 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on  9 Jan 2021
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 9 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 22:14 UTC, 09/01/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210109/2212Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/035

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EMS MOV W

OBS VA DTG: 09/2130Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0152 W07842 - S0200 W07820
- S0201 W07820 - S0157 W07843 - S0152 W07842 MOV
W 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 10/0330Z SFC/FL200 S0147 W07847
- S0200 W07820 - S0201 W07820 - S0157 W07852 -
S0147 W07847

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 10/0930Z SFC/FL200 S0144
W07850 - S0200 W07819 - S0201 W07820 - S0158
W07856 - S0144 W07850

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 10/1530Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA EXTD UP TO 24NM FM THE SUMMIT. NWP MDL
INDICATES A CONT W MOV THRU T+12HRS. ...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210110/0415Z

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