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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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Sangay volcano news

Sangay Volcano Volcanic Ash Advisory: ONGOING VA EMS to 24000 ft (7300 m)

Thursday Mar 12, 2020 00:45 AM | BY: VN

Explosive activity continues. Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington warned about a volcanic ash plume that rose up to estimated 24000 ft (7300 m) altitude or flight level 240 .
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 00:37 UTC, 12/03/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200312/0035Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/280

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: ONGOING VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 12/0000Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL240 S0200 W07820 - S0201 W07819
- S0225 W07831 - S0219 W07843 - S0200 W07820 MOV
SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 12/0600Z SFC/FL240 S0201 W07819
- S0201 W07819 - S0222 W07841 - S0210 W07850 -
S0201 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 12/1200Z SFC/FL240 S0201
W07820 - S0201 W07819 - S0220 W07845 - S0204
W07849 - S0201 W07820

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 12/1800Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA EXTD UP TO 29NM SW FM THE SUMMIT. NWP MDL
INDICATES A CLOCKWISE VA MOV THRU +12HRS. ...ZHU

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200312/0630Z

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