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Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
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1934-ongoing (as of 2017), 1728-1916, 1628 (first observation) - ?
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Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity
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Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: OCNL VA CLDS OBS EARLIER IN STLT WX CLDS MOVG INTO REGION to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Friday Feb 14, 2020 22:45 PM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 14 Feb 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 14 Feb 2020
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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 22:31 UTC, 14/02/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200214/2228Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/170

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL VA CLDS OBS EARLIER IN
STLT WX CLDS MOVG INTO REGION

OBS VA DTG: 14/2200Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0159 W07819 - S0202 W07818
- S0210 W07830 - S0201 W07833 - S0159 W07819 MOV
WSW 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 15/0400Z SFC/FL190 S0158 W07819
- S0202 W07817 - S0215 W07832 - S0205 W07838 -
S0158 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 15/1000Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 15/1600Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: OCNL VA CLDS OBS EARLIER IN STLT. LOW CONF
IN EXT OF VA DUE TO WX CLDS MOVG INTO REGION. VA
HGT AND DIR FM NWP MDLS SHOWS WSW-LY TO SW-LY
TREND THRU T+6. ...SAMBUCCI

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200215/0430Z

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