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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: PSBL NEW VA EMS to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Mon, 8 Feb 2021, 11:45
11:45 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 S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 11:33 UTC, 08/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210208/1130Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/149

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL NEW VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 08/1127Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0159 W07820 - S0236 W07803
- S0239 W07826 - S0159 W07820 MOV S 20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 08/1730Z SFC/FL200 S0158 W07820
- S0236 W07755 - S0242 W07822 - S0158 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 08/2330Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 09/0530Z NO VA EXP

RMK: PSBL NEW VA EMS OBS MOV S IN STLT IMAGERY.
NEW PSBL VA EMS APPEARS LGT AND IS PART OBSC BY
WX CLDS. PSBL VA FCST TO CONT A GEN S MOV THRU
T+6HRS BEFORE DISP S OF SUMMIT. ...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210208/1730Z

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