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Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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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 EM OBSD to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Monday Jun 03, 2019 03:30 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 19000 ft (5800 m) altitude or flight level 190 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 03:20 UTC, 03/06/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190603/0318Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY
352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230
M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/033

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


ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EM OBSD

OBS VA DTG: 03/0300Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190
S0156 W07841 - S0200 W07820
- S0201 W07820 - S0203 W07841 - S0156
W07841 MOV
W 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 03/0900Z SFC/FL190 NO ASH
EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 03/1500Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 03/2100Z
NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA CLD SEEN IN STLT IMAGERY MOV W AWAY FM
SUMMIT. HGT
AND MOV BASED ON GOES 16 IMAGERY.
...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED
BY 20190603/0915Z

Previous news
Great view of the volcano. Credit: IGEPN.
Wednesday, May 22, 2019
The volcano is confirmed to be in a new eruptive period following earlier minor ash emissions. Explosive activity is occurring at the summit crater, and the Ñuñurcu lava dome on the upper east flank (last active 2017) is producing a lava flow which sometimes collapses causing pyroclastic flows. [more]

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