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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING VA EMS to 23000 ft (7000 m)

Tue, 16 Aug 2022, 08:30
08:30 AM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 23000 ft (7000 m) altitude or flight level 230 and is moving at 30 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX24 at 08:19 UTC, 16/08/22 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20220816/0818Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2022/828

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16.

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 16/0800Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL230 S0058 W08017 - S0157 W07817
- S0210 W07825 - S0150 W08028 - S0058 W08017 MOV
NW 20KT SFC/FL250 S0200 W07947 - S0217 W07938 -
S0240 W08023 - S0218 W08034 - S0200 W07947 MOV SW
30KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/1400Z SFC/FL230 S0053 W08029
- S0156 W07819 - S0208 W07820 - S0207 W08024 -
S0053 W08029

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/2000Z SFC/FL230 S0128
W08031 - S0156 W07820 - S0207 W07820 - S0214
W08034 - S0128 W08031

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/0200Z SFC/FL230 S0129
W08030 - S0156 W07819 - S0207 W07820 - S0212
W08034 - S0129 W08030

RMK: VA IS OBS IN STLT IN MULTIPLE DIRECTIONS.
THE REMNANT ASH IS FCSTD TO DISP BY T+6HR. THE
CONT ASH PLUME EXTDS W FM SUMMIT FOR 130NMI
...RAMIREZ

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20220816/1415Z

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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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