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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

Sangay volcano (Ecuador): mild activity in summit crater

Friday Mar 13, 2015 10:20 AM | BY: T

Mild eruptive activity, probably strombolian explosions, has been taking place at the summit crater of the volcano.
A careful compilation of satellite imagery and available pictures confirms this.
Previous news
Wednesday, Mar 04, 2015
Mild activity, probably strombolian, is likely occurring at the summit crater of the very remote volcano. ... [more]
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. ... [more]
Hot spots detected at Sangay during the past weeks (MIROVA via Culture Volcan)
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. ... [more]
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. [more]
Aerial view from the NE crater (left ) and the corresponding thermal image (right ) of Sangay  (P. Ramon , IGEPN)
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. ... [more]

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