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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) - ?
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Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity
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Sangay volcano news

Sangay volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA PLUME IN STLT IMAGERY.

Sunday Aug 13, 2017 14:45 PM |

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

FVXX21 at 14:43 UTC, 13/08/17 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20170813/1441Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY
352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2017/013

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NON-OPERATIONAL
GOES-16.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA PLUME IN STLT IMAGERY.

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
Saturday, Aug 12, 2017
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
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]

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