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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS VA EXHALATION

Sunday Jun 16, 2019 02:30 AM | BY: VN

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

FVXX21 at 02:16 UTC, 16/06/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190616/0214Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/035

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. VOLCAT.

ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA EXHALATION

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

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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Great view of the volcano. Credit: IGEPN.
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. ... read all

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