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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: CONS EM to 27000 ft (8200 m)

Sat, 6 Mar 2021, 22:00
22:00 PM | BY: VN
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on  6 Mar 2021
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 6 Mar 2021
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 27000 ft (8200 m) altitude or flight level 270 and is moving at 15 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 21:55 UTC, 06/03/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20210306/2153Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/249

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS. HYSPLIT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONS EM

OBS VA DTG: 06/2120Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL270 S0156 W07819 - S0205 W07817
- S0229 W07922 - S0202 W07937 - S0156 W07819 MOV
W 10KT SFC/FL400 S0125 W08045 - S0158 W07950 -
S0205 W07947 - S0302 W07925 - S0319 W08029 -
S0210 W08104 - S0125 W08045 MOV W 15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 07/0330Z SFC/FL270 S0155 W07818
- S0207 W07814 - S0243 W08002 - S0204 W08008 -
S0155 W07818 SFC/FL400 S0124 W08128 - S0332
W08046 - S0430 W08220 - S0126 W08305 - S0124
W08128

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 07/0930Z SFC/FL270 S0152
W07817 - S0205 W07817 - S0226 W08050 - S0159
W08054 - S0152 W07817 SFC/FL400 S0108 W08309 -
S0408 W08158 - S0459 W08325 - S0142 W08456 -
S0108 W08309

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 07/1530Z SFC/FL270 S0156
W07819 - S0208 W07814 - S0313 W08047 - S0246
W08058 - S0156 W07819 SFC/FL400 S0231 W08442 -
S0449 W08335 - S0519 W08443 - S0319 W08525 -
S0231 W08442

RMK: LEADING EDGE OF VA TO FL400 WAS 160 NM W OF
THE SUMMIT WHILE VA TO FL270 EXT 70 NM WSW OF THE
SUMMIT. LTLCG EXP TO VA AT FL270 BASED ON NWP
MODELS. HYSPLIT IND VA TO FL400 CONT TO MOV
SLOWLY W THEN SW. ...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20210307/0400Z

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