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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 22000 ft (6700 m)

Thu, 18 Feb 2021, 14:15
14:15 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX20 at 14:00 UTC, 18/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210218/1358Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/197

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 18/1320Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 S0151 W07838 - S0159 W07820
- S0201 W07819 - S0159 W07840 - S0151 W07838 MOV
NW 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 18/1930Z SFC/FL220 S0157 W07847
- S0159 W07820 - S0201 W07819 - S0213 W07845 -
S0157 W07847

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0130Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/0730Z NO VA EXP

RMK: UPDATED VA FL AND DIR BASED ON VONA INFO.VA
IS NOT OBS ON STLT DUE TO DENSE WX CLDS. NWP MDL
INDICATES A CONT W MOV THRU T+6HRS.BEYOND THAT,
CONFIDENCE IS PRECTION IS LOW DUE TO VARIABLE
WEAK WND. ...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210218/2000Z

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