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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)

Wed, 3 Feb 2021, 14:00
14:00 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 5 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 13:45 UTC, 03/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210203/1342Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/134

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 03/1340Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0158 W07820 - S0228 W07802
- S0232 W07818 - S0158 W07820 MOV S 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 03/1930Z SFC/FL200 S0158 W07819
- S0229 W07802 - S0232 W07818 - S0158 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 04/0130Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 04/0730Z NO VA EXP

RMK: CONT VA EMS OBS MOV S IN STLT IMAGERY. NWP
MDLS SUGGEST CONT MOV S FM SUMMIT THRU T+6HRS
BEFORE DISP. ...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210203/1945Z

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