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Sangay Volcano: sporadic emissions of volcanic ash

Thu, 23 Dec 2021, 13:30
13:30 PM | BY: VN
Mild explosive activity continues from the volcano. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington reported intermittent emissions of volcanic ash plumes.
The full report is as follows: INTMT VA EMS OBS .

FVXX21 at 13:20 UTC, 23/12/21 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20211223/1318Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2021/1111

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: INTMT VA EMS OBS

OBS VA DTG: 23/1230Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0158 W07820 - S0204 W07802
- S0213 W07807 - S0203 W07821 - S0158 W07820 MOV
SE 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 23/1830Z SFC/FL200 S0158 W07820
- S0207 W07754 - S0217 W07759 - S0202 W07820 -
S0158 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 24/0030Z NO VA EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 24/0630Z NO VA EXP

RMK: OCNL VA EMS OBS IN STLT IMAGERY AND BRIEFLY
IN WEBCAM. VA EXTENDING APPRX 15NM SE OF SUMMIT.
VA FL AND FCST THRU T+6 HRS BASED ON NWP MDLS.
...COVERDALE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20211223/1915Z

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Wed, 22 Dec 2021, 13:44

Sangay volcano (Ecuador) - Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report for 22 December-28 December 2021 (Continuing Activity)

IG reported a high level of activity at Sangay during 21-28 December. Seismicity was characterized by daily explosions, long-period earthquakes, and signals indicating emissions. Weather clouds and rain sometimes prevented visual and webcam observations of the volcano, though almost daily ash-and-gas plumes were identified in satellite images by the Washington VAAC or in webcam views; plumes rose as high as 1.5 km above the volcano and drifted SE, S, SW, and W. ... Read all
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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
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