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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 VA EMS to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Mon, 15 Feb 2021, 22:30
22:30 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 and is moving at 20 kts in NE direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 22:16 UTC, 15/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210215/2211Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/185

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: PSBL VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 15/2209Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 S0146 W07812 - S0153 W07802
- S0158 W07819 - S0146 W07812 MOV NE 20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/0400Z SFC/FL220 S0144 W07813
- S0154 W07802 - S0158 W07820 - S0144 W07813

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/1000Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 16/1600Z NO VA EXP

RMK: PSBL VA EMS. VA NOT OBS IN STLT IMAGERY DUE
TO WX CLDS. NWP MDLS SUGGEST CONT MOV NE OF
SUMMIT THRU T+6HRS. VA FCST BASED OF NWP GUIDANCE
AND CONTINUITY. ...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210216/0415Z

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