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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: OCNL EM. to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Fri, 28 Feb 2020, 01:00
01:00 AM | 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 00:51 UTC, 28/02/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200228/0050Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0201 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/225

INFO SOURCE: GOES-16. NWP MODELS.

ERUPTION DETAILS: OCNL EM.

OBS VA DTG: 28/0020Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0155 W07820 - S0200 W07818
- S0217 W07851 - S0204 W07854 - S0155 W07820 MOV
SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 28/0630Z SFC/FL200 S0150 W07858
- S0153 W07820 - S0159 W07820 - S0206 W07858 -
S0150 W07858

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 28/1230Z SFC/FL200 S0153
W07858 - S0154 W07819 - S0202 W07818 - S0209
W07859 - S0153 W07858

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 28/1830Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA NOT SEEN IN SAT IMAGERY DUE TO WX CLD.
OBS VA BASED ON NWP MODEL GUIDANCE WITH LOW
CONFIDENCE. HGT BASED ON CONTINUITY. ...LING

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200228/0645Z

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