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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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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: POSS VA EM to 22000 ft (6700 m)

Sunday Aug 11, 2019 01:00 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 11 Aug 2019
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 11 Aug 2019
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 22000 ft (6700 m) altitude or flight level 220 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 00:46 UTC, 11/08/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190811/0044Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/121

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: POSS VA EM

OBS VA DTG: 11/0020Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL220 S0159 W07820 - S0202 W07820
- S0209 W07847 - S0201 W07847 - S0159 W07820 MOV
W 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 11/0630Z SFC/FL220 S0157 W07847
- S0159 W07820 - S0202 W07820 - S0207 W07847 -
S0157 W07847

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 11/1230Z SFC/FL220 S0155
W07847 - S0159 W07820 - S0202 W07820 - S0204
W07847 - S0155 W07847

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 11/1830Z SFC/FL220 NO ASH EXP

RMK: POSS VA EM EXTND APRX 25 NM W OF SUMMIT
BASED ON RECENT ACT. VA NOT DETECTED IN STLT DUE
TO MET CLOUDS. HOT SPOT IS DETECTABLE AT SUMMIT
INDICATING HEIGHTENED ACT CONTINUES. ...VELASCO

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190811/0645Z

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