Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
(4 out of 5)
Sangay volcano eruptions:
1934-ongoing (as of 2020), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity
Sangay volcano news
Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA DETECTED IN STLT.
Tue, 25 Jun 2019, 19:45
19:45 PM | BY: VN
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center Washington (VAAC) issued the following report:
FVXX23 at 19:38 UTC, 25/06/19 from KNES
VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820
SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]
ADVISORY NR: 2019/052
INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. VOLCAT.
ERUPTION DETAILS: VA DETECTED IN STLT.
RMK: WE HAVE RECEIVED INFORMATION SUGGESTING A
POSSIBLE VA EMISSION. WE WILL GATHER FURTHER
INFORMATION AND ISSUE A FULL ADVISORY AS SOON AS
NXT ADVISORY: AS SOON AS POSSIBLE
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