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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 to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Tue, 23 Feb 2021, 18:15
18:15 PM | 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:

FVXX21 at 18:06 UTC, 23/02/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210223/1803Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/214

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS LIKELY

OBS VA DTG: 23/1730Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0156 W07840 - S0200 W07820
- S0201 W07820 - S0204 W07840 - S0156 W07840 MOV
W 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 23/2330Z SFC/FL200 S0156 W07837
- S0159 W07820 - S0201 W07820 - S0204 W07839 -
S0156 W07837

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 24/0530Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 24/1130Z NO VA EXP

RMK: VA EM NOT SEEN ON STLT IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLD OBSC. HOWEVER, VA STILL EXPCD IN THE AREA. VA
HEIGHT AND FRCST BASED ON MODEL GUIDANCE. ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210224/0000Z

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