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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) 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 EMS LIKELY to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Sun, 16 Feb 2020, 07:15
07:15 AM | 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 07:08 UTC, 16/02/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200216/0705Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/177

INFO SOURCE: GOES-EAST. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA EMS LIKELY

OBS VA DTG: 16/0640Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0157 W07837 - S0200 W07820
- S0202 W07820 - S0204 W07837 - S0157 W07837 MOV
W 5-10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 16/1230Z SFC/FL190 S0159 W07837
- S0201 W07821 - S0202 W07820 - S0205 W07835 -
S0159 W07837

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 16/1830Z SFC/FL190 S0158
W07837 - S0201 W07820 - S0201 W07820 - S0205
W07836 - S0158 W07837

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 17/0030Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA EM NOT SEEN ON STLT IMAGERY DUE TO MET
CLD OBSCURATION. HOWEVER, VA STILL EXPCD IN THE
AREA. VA HEIGHT AND FRCST BASED ON MODEL
GUIDANCE. LTLCG THRU T+12 HRS. ...KIM

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200216/1300Z

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