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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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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 news

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA AND GASES SEEN IN SAT. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Friday Feb 21, 2020 14:00 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 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 13:51 UTC, 21/02/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200221/1348Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/198

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA AND GASES SEEN IN SAT.

OBS VA DTG: 21/1310Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0138 W07819 - S0200 W07819
- S0200 W07820 - S0139 W07825 - S0138 W07819 MOV
N 15-20KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 21/1900Z SFC/FL200 S0137 W07823
- S0137 W07818 - S0200 W07819 - S0200 W07820 -
S0137 W07823

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 22/0100Z SFC/FL200 S0136
W07823 - S0136 W07816 - S0200 W07818 - S0200
W07820 - S0136 W07823

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 22/0700Z SFC/FL200 S0135
W07822 - S0135 W07815 - S0200 W07818 - S0200
W07820 - S0135 W07822

RMK: VA AND GASES SEEN IN SAT MOV N EXTDG UP TO
30 NM FRM SUMMIT. VOLCAT ALERTS RECEIVED. MODEL
GUIDANCE SHOWS CONT N-LY MOVG THRU T+18 HRS. HGT
AND MOV BASED ON SAT AND NWP. ...LING

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200221/1945Z

Previous news
Lava flow and ash plumes from Sangay volcano visible from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Thursday, Feb 20, 2020
IGEPN reported that constant ash emissions continue. A high level of activity persisted at the volcano during 12-18 February, though weather clouds often prevented visual confirmation. ... [more]

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