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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: ONGOING VA EMS to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Thu, 18 Feb 2021, 07:15
07:15 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 07:04 UTC, 18/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210218/0701Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/195

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 18/0630Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0158 W07837 - S0159 W07820
- S0201 W07819 - S0204 W07838 - S0158 W07837 MOV
W 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/1230Z SFC/FL200 S0158 W07819
- S0200 W07819 - S0209 W07833 - S0204 W07837 -
S0158 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 18/1830Z SFC/FL200 S0158 W07819
- S0215 W07823 - S0211 W07827 - S0201 W07822 -
S0158 W07819

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/0030Z SFC/FL200 S0158
W07820 - S0158 W07819 - S0215 W07820 - S0212
W07827 - S0158 W07820

RMK: FAINT VA SIGNATURE DETECTED ON STLT MOVG W
OF SUMMIT. WX CLDS CVR MUCH OF AREA. INTMT
HOTSPOT SEEN ON SWIR. NWP MDL WINDS LGT/VRB THRU
T+18 HR SO VA PSN CONFIDENCE LO. ...KONON

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210218/1300Z

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