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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: ONGOING LGT VA EMS to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Mon, 8 Feb 2021, 02:30
02:30 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 02:18 UTC, 08/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210208/0216Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/147

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING LGT VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 08/0130Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0200 W07820 - S0201 W07819
- S0214 W07837 - S0207 W07842 - S0200 W07820 MOV
SW 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/0730Z SFC/FL190 S0200 W07820
- S0201 W07819 - S0216 W07839 - S0207 W07845 -
S0200 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/1330Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 08/1930Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA EXTD UP TO 21NM FM SW FM THE SUMMIT. NWP
MDL INDICATES A CONT SW MOV THRU T+6HRS. ...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210208/0815Z

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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