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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 CLDS SEEN IN STLT to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Tue, 16 Feb 2021, 14:00
14:00 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 13:47 UTC, 16/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210216/1344Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/187

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CLDS SEEN IN STLT

OBS VA DTG: 16/1310Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0155 W07836 - S0159 W07820
- S0202 W07820 - S0204 W07836 - S0155 W07836 MOV
W 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/1900Z SFC/FL210 S0138 W07826
- S0159 W07819 - S0201 W07822 - S0143 W07837 -
S0138 W07826

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 17/0100Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/0700Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY MOVG W AND EXTDG OUT
JUST OVER 5 NM FM SUMMIT. WINDS ARE LIGHT AND
VAR SO CONFIDENCE IN FCST IS LOW. NWP INDICATES
A MORE NW-LY MOV BY T+6 HRS. ...KIBLER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210216/1945Z

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