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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 2020), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity
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Sangay volcano news

Sangay volcano (Ecuador) activity update activity update: intermittent ash eruptions

Fri, 13 Jan 2012, 00:01
00:01 AM | BY: T
A possible ash plume from Sangay was reported on 8 January.
Previous news
Wed, 21 Mar 2007, 20:23
The Washington VAAC reported eruptions from Sangay during 12-13 March that produced ash plumes that rose to 7 km (23,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W. A hotspot was seen on satellite imagery. ... read all
Mon, 15 Jan 2007, 13:21
Sangay volcano remains in activity as satellite observations by the VAAC Washington reveal, warning about ash plumes of 800 m above the volcano. A thermal anomaly is also visible in the crater. ... read all
Sat, 30 Dec 2006, 15:50
Based on a pilot report, the Washington VAAC reported that an ash plume from Sangay rose to an altitude of 7.6 km (25,000 ft) a.s.l. on 23 December. read all
Fri, 8 Dec 2006, 09:05
Based on pilot reports and satellite imagery, the Washington VAAC reported that an eruption from Sangay on 2 December produced an ash plume that rose to an altitude of 8.5 km (28,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted SW. ... read all

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