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Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W
Current status: erupting (4 out of 5)
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Sangay volcano eruptions:
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: CONT VA EMS to 20000 ft (6100 m)

Friday Mar 13, 2020 04:45 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 and is moving at 10 kts in SW direction.
The full report is as follows:

FVXX21 at 04:30 UTC, 13/03/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200313/0427Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/285

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: CONT VA EMS

OBS VA DTG: 13/0400Z

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL200 S0159 W07820 - S0237 W07844
- S0221 W07902 - S0159 W07820 MOV SW 10KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 13/1000Z SFC/FL200 S0159 W07819
- S0237 W07844 - S0220 W07904 - S0159 W07819

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 13/1600Z SFC/FL200 S0159
W07820 - S0237 W07844 - S0220 W07904 - S0159
W07820

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 13/2200Z SFC/FL200 S0159
W07820 - S0237 W07844 - S0220 W07904 - S0159
W07820

RMK: CONT VA EMS OBS MOV SW IN STLT IMAGERY. VA
FSCT TO CONT SW MOV THRU T+18HRS BEFOER DISP.
...FISHER

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200313/1030Z

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