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Sangay volcano
Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Sangay volcano eruptions:
1934-ongoing (as of 2020), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity
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Sangay volcano news

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CLD OBS IN STLT. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Wed, 18 Dec 2019, 21:45
21:45 PM | BY: VN
Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 20000 ft (6100 m) altitude or flight level 200 and is moving at 5 kts in NW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX23 at 21:37 UTC, 18/12/19 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20191218/2135Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2019/338

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CLD OBS IN STLT.

OBS VA DTG: 18/2120Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0158 W07826 - S0159 W07819
- S0200 W07819 - S0202 W07814 - S0206 W07819 -
S0203 W07820 - S0204 W07826 - S0158 W07826 MOV NW
5KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 19/0330Z SFC/FL200 S0201 W07820
- S0201 W07819 - S0208 W07822 - S0205 W07828 -
S0201 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 19/0930Z SFC/FL200 S0201
W07819 - S0201 W07819 - S0210 W07823 - S0206
W07830 - S0201 W07819

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 19/1530Z SFC/FL200 S0159
W07832 - S0200 W07820 - S0201 W07819 - S0205
W07831 - S0159 W07832

RMK: VA CLD OBS MOV MULT DIR NEAR SUMMIT DUE TO
VARIABLE WINDS. NWP MODEL FCST WINDS TO
STRENGTHEN TO SW THRU T+6HR. ...LEVINE

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20191219/0330Z

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