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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: CONT VA EMS to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Tue, 16 Feb 2021, 21:15
21:15 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 15 kts in N direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 21:02 UTC, 16/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210216/2058Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/189

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 16/2052Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 S0125 W07822 - S0127 W07804
- S0158 W07819 - S0125 W07822 MOV N 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 17/0300Z SFC/FL230 S0125 W07819
- S0128 W07759 - S0158 W07819 - S0125 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 17/0900Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/1500Z NO VA EXP

RMK: CONT VA EMS OBS MOV N IN STLT IMAGERY. VA
FCST TO CONT MOV N TO NNE IN STLT IMAGERY THRU
T+6HRS BEFORE DISP. ...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210217/0300Z

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