Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - app for iPhone & iPad

Guaranteed tours:
25 May - 1 Jun 2019: Etna Discovery - Etna volcano (Italy)
15-30 Jun 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
8-23 Jul 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
12-30 Aug 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
13-29 Aug 2019: Volcanoes of Java - Java (Indonesia)
14-17 Aug 2019: Krakatau Volcano Special - Krakatau volcano (Indonesia)
1-19 Sep 2019: Kamchatka - Land of Colors - Kamchatka (Russia)
3-18 Sep 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Random pictures
Sangay volcano
Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
Current status: minor activity or eruption warning (3 out of 5)
Sangay webcams / live data | Reports
Sangay volcano books
Sangay volcano eruptions:
1934-ongoing (as of 2017), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity
Last earthquakes nearby
Latest satellite images
 

Sangay volcano news

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: NEW VA EM. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Thursday May 16, 2019 19:00 PM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 18:46 UTC, 16/05/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190516/1843Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/019

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. GUAYAQUIL MWO. NWP
MODELS. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: NEW VA EM.

OBS VA DTG: 16/1820Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0155 W07826 - S0159 W07820
- S0202 W07820 - S0205 W07826 - S0155 W07826 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 17/0030Z SFC/FL200 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 17/0630Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/1230Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: MWO RPRTS NEW SINGLE VA EM. NOTHING SEEN IN
STLT OR VOLCAT PROD. VA ASSUMED TO MOVE W OF
SUMMIT ACCORDING TO WX MDLS. ...LEE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190517/0045Z

Previous news
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 21000 ft (6400 m) altitude or flight level 210 . ... [more]
Sunday, May 12, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Mild explosive activity continues from the volcano. The Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington reported intermittent emissions of volcanic ash plumes. ... [more]
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report: ... [more]

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.