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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 OBS IN SAT. to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Sun, 7 Feb 2021, 09:30
09:30 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 09:23 UTC, 07/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210207/0853Z
VAAC: WASHINGTON
VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820
AREA: ECUADOR
SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2021/144
INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM OBS IN SAT.
OBS VA DTG: 07/0830Z
OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0159 W07819 - S0217 W07820
- S0202 W07835 - S0159 W07820 - S0159 W07819 MOV
SW 10KT
FCST VA CLD +6HR: 07/1430Z SFC/FL190 S0159 W07820
- S0159 W07819 - S0223 W07819 - S0212 W07838 -
S0159 W07820
FCST VA CLD +12HR: 07/2030Z NO VA EXP
FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/0230Z NO VA EXP
RMK: FAINT VA OBS FANNING OUT W TO S UP TO 13 NM
FM SUMMIT. OBS VA FL ESTD FM NWP MDLS. LTLCG EXP
IN FL WIND THRU T+6 HRS. ...CLARK
NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210207/1500Z

Previous news

Thu, 4 Feb 2021, 09:17
Glowing rockfalls on the SE flank of Sangay volcano (image: IGEPN)
The effusive-explosive eruption of the volcano continues and has remained essentially unchanged at moderate levels. ... read all

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