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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: CONS EM to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Sat, 20 Feb 2021, 17:30
17:30 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 17:18 UTC, 20/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210220/1716Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/205

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS EM

OBS VA DTG: 20/1650Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 S0151 W07824 - S0201 W07819
- S0202 W07820 - S0202 W07832 - S0151 W07824 MOV
NW 5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 20/2300Z SFC/FL220 S0151 W07838
- S0201 W07818 - S0204 W07819 - S0202 W07843 -
S0151 W07838

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 21/0500Z SFC/FL220 S0144
W07841 - S0159 W07819 - S0204 W07819 - S0211
W07843 - S0144 W07841

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 21/1100Z SFC/FL220 S0157
W07820 - S0200 W07819 - S0212 W07841 - S0208
W07845 - S0157 W07820

RMK: VA EXT 10 NM NW TO W. LOW CONFIDENCE IN FCST
DUE TO LGT AND VRBL WINDS SEEN IN NWP MODELS.
...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210220/2315Z

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