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Sangay volcano news
Sangay volcano (Ecuador) activity update
Wednesday Mar 04, 2015 15:43 PM | BY: T
Mild activity, probably strombolian, is likely occurring at the summit crater of the very remote volcano.
A small volcanic ash plume was reported via Washington VAAC and a thermal hot spot at the crater can be detected on satellite data.
Tuesday, Mar 03, 2015
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. ...
Wednesday, Jan 28, 2015
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
Monday, Jan 19, 2015
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.
Saturday, Oct 05, 2013
During a recent overflight on 20 Sep, IGP found the crater of the volcano cold and partly covered with snow. No explosions were observed, different from most previous times in the past 11 years when the remote volcano had been surveyed. ...
Friday, May 24, 2013
A possible ash emission occurred yesterday at 17:15 GMT, VAAC Washington reported. A pilot observed an ash plume at 25,000 ft (7.5 km) altitude drifting west from the volcano, but no ash could be detected on satellite data.
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