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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)
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Sangay volcano eruptions:
1934-ongoing (as of 2017), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity
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Sangay volcano news

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Fri, 13 Mar 2015, 10:20
Mild eruptive activity, probably strombolian explosions, has been taking place at the summit crater of the volcano. ...more
Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 15:43
Mild activity, probably strombolian, is likely occurring at the summit crater of the very remote volcano. ...more
Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:05
Based on a pilot observation, the Washington VAAC reported that on 26 February an ash plume from Sangay rose to an altitude of 7.3 km (24,000 ft) a.s.l. Satellite images only detected an intermittent thermal anomaly. ...more [read all]
Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 17:26
Hot spots detected at Sangay during the past weeks (MIROVA via Culture Volcan)
Eruptive activity of some sort is likely in progress at the volcano. Along with pilot reports of spotted plumes relayed through the Washington VAAC, thermal signals detectable on satellite data have been more and more frequent since early January, Culture Volcan points out in his blog. ...more
Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 10:32
A hot spot was detected in satellite data (Washington VAAC), suggesting that some mild activity continues in the summit crater of this remote volcano, one of South America's most active.
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