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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 news

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA FM EARLIER EM STILL VISIBLE to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Saturday Aug 31, 2019 16:30 PM | 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 and is moving at 20-25 kts in W direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX22 at 16:27 UTC, 31/08/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20190831/1625Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/153

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA FM EARLIER EM STILL VISIBLE

OBS VA DTG: 31/1610Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0202 W08123 - S0214 W08005
- S0218 W07935 - S0234 W08043 - S0214 W08203 -
S0202 W08123 MOV W 20-25KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 31/2200Z SFC/FL190 NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 01/0400Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 01/1000Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: THE EDGE OF THE VA FM EALIER EM IS NOW UP TO
200NM W FM THE SUMMIT. ...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20190831/2230Z

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Monday, Aug 26, 2019
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