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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 VA EMS to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Sun, 10 Jan 2021, 10:00
10:00 AM | 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 09:51 UTC, 10/01/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210110/0947Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/037

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 10/0946Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0159 W07820 - S0210 W07905
- S0201 W07907 - S0159 W07820 MOV W 20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 10/1600Z SFC/FL200 S0159 W07820
- S0211 W07905 - S0201 W07907 - S0159 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 10/2200Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 11/0400Z NO VA EXP

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

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210110/1545Z

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