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Sangay volcano
Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
Current status: normal or dormant (1 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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA TO FL270 MOV W AT 20/1630Z

Thursday Jul 20, 2017 17:15 PM |

Washington VAAC reported that on 20 July an ash plume from Sangay rose to an altitude of 8.2 km (27,000 ft) a.s.l. and drifted W:

FVXX22 at 17:13 UTC, 20/07/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170720/1711Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0201 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/001

INFO SOURCE: GUAYAQUIL MWO.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA TO FL270 MOV W AT 20/1630Z

RMK: WE HAVE RECEIVED INFORMATION SUGGESTING A
POSSIBLE VA EMISSION. WE WILL GATHER FURTHER
INFORMATION AND ISSUE A FULL ADVISORY AS SOON AS
POSSIBLE.

NXT ADVISORY: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

Previous news
Thursday, Nov 17, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Nov 16, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Heat signal from Sangay volcano (MIROVA)
Friday, May 20, 2016
The mild eruption that had started in early March continues with no significant changes. ... [more]
Friday, May 06, 2016
Weak (probably strombolian) activity continues at the summit crater, generating small ash plumes that are detected from time to time on satellite imagery: ... [more]
Heat signal from Sangay volcano (MIROVA)
Wednesday, May 04, 2016
Mild explosive (strombolian-type) activity continues at the volcano, producing small ash plumes that are sometimes spotted by Washington VAAC. ... [more]

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