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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: VA EM MOV W to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Mon, 11 Jan 2021, 08:00
08:00 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 07:47 UTC, 11/01/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210111/0744Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/041

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM MOV W

OBS VA DTG: 11/0730Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0158 W07820 - S0202 W07819
- S0210 W07858 - S0203 W07858 - S0158 W07820 MOV
W 25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 11/1330Z SFC/FL200 S0158 W07859
- S0158 W07820 - S0202 W07820 - S0207 W07858 -
S0158 W07859

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 11/1930Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/0130Z NO VA EXP

RMK: DISCRETE VA EM MOV W SEEN IN STLT EXTND TO
APRX 40 NM FROM SUMMIT BEFORE OBSC BY MET CLOUDS.
VA EM EXPECTED TO CONT THRU FCST PERIOD AND TO
KEEP MOV W. ...VELASCO

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210111/1345Z

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