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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: EM OBS 12/1113Z

Saturday Aug 12, 2017 13:00 PM |

Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:

FVXX21 at 12:57 UTC, 12/08/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170812/1255Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY
352090
PSN: S0201 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/011

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NON-OPERATIONAL
GOES-16.
GUAYAQUIL MWO. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: EM OBS
12/1113Z

OBS VA DTG: 12/1230Z

OBS VA CLD: VA NOT IDENTIFIABLE FROM
SATELLITE
DATA WINDS SFC/FL200 045/10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/1830Z


FCST VA CLD +12HR: 13/0030Z

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/0630Z

RMK: MWO RPRT
EM TO FL200 MOV NW AT 1113Z. MODEL
FCST WINDS DO NOT AGREE WITH OBS
MOTION. NO VA
DETECTED IN STLT IMAGERY UNDER MSTLY CLEAR
CONDITIONS.
...TURK

NXT ADVISORY: NO FURTHER ADVISORIES

Previous news
The lava flow of the east-southeast slope of Sngay on 2 Aug 2017 (image: SANTANAestudio / facebook)
Monday, Aug 07, 2017
The volcano is in a new effusive-explosive eruption since late July or early August. A new lava flow started to descend on the east-southeast slope of the stratovolcano. As well, mild explosive activity has been occurring at the summit crater, seen as small ash emissions that have been observed frequently over the past days, producing small ash plumes rising a few 100 meters. ... [more]
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on  6 Aug 2017
Sunday, Aug 06, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Wednesday, Aug 02, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Thursday, Jul 20, 2017
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: ... [more]
Thursday, Nov 17, 2016
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

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