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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 TO FL230. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Wed, 10 Feb 2021, 11:00
11:00 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 and is moving at 10 kts in S direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 10:56 UTC, 10/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210210/1055Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/160

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM TO FL230.

OBS VA DTG: 10/1030Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0144 W07834 - S0159 W07819
- S0201 W07820 - S0149 W07839 - S0144 W07834 MOV
NW 5KT SFC/FL230 S0159 W07819 - S0210 W07813 -
S0211 W07819 - S0200 W07820 - S0159 W07819 MOV S
10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 10/1630Z SFC/FL200 S0151 W07840
- S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07820 - S0158 W07842 -
S0151 W07840 SFC/FL230 NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 10/2230Z SFC/FL200 S0159
W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0209 W07840 - S0201
W07843 - S0159 W07819

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 11/0430Z NO VA EXP

RMK: LGT VA OBS MOV NW UP TO 20 NM FM SUMMIT AT
FL200. DISCRETE VA CLD AT FL230 OBS 11NM SSE OF
SUMMIT. VA AT FL230 EXP TO DSIPT BY T+6 HRS.
FL200 FCST THRU T+12 UNCERTAIN DUE TO EXP LGT AND
VRBL WIDNS. ...CLARK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210210/1700Z

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