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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 EMS LIKELY CONT to 21000 ft (6400 m)

Wed, 17 Feb 2021, 09:00
09:00 AM | 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 08:43 UTC, 17/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210217/0840Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/191

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS LIKELY CONT

OBS VA DTG: 17/0810Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL210 S0143 W07820 - S0201 W07818
- S0201 W07820 - S0146 W07826 - S0143 W07820 MOV
N 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 17/1400Z SFC/FL210 S0149 W07829
- S0200 W07819 - S0201 W07820 - S0155 W07832 -
S0149 W07829

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 17/2000Z SFC/FL210 S0146
W07817 - S0147 W07812 - S0201 W07818 - S0201
W07820 - S0146 W07817

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 18/0200Z SFC/FL210 S0143
W07819 - S0200 W07818 - S0201 W07820 - S0144
W07824 - S0143 W07819

RMK: VA NOT DETECTED ON STLT DUE TO WIDESPREAD WX
CLDS IN AREA. EARLIER VOLCAT IMAGERY SHOWED VA
MOVG NNW OF SUMMIT. MDL WINDS AT FL RATHER LGT/VRB
SO FCST VA PSN CONFIDENCE THRU T+18 HR LOW.
...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210217/1445Z

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