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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 Volcanic Ash Advisory: VA CLD OBS IN STLT IMAGERY AT 2340Z to 19000 ft (5800 m)

Saturday Mar 14, 2020 01:00 AM | BY: VN

Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 14 Mar 2020
Satellite image of Sangay volcano on 14 Mar 2020
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 00:54 UTC, 14/03/20 from KNES
VA ADVISORY
DTG: 20200314/0051Z

VAAC: WASHINGTON

VOLCANO: SANGAY 352090
PSN: S0200 W07820

AREA: ECUADOR

SUMMIT ELEV: 17159 FT [5230 M]

ADVISORY NR: 2020/289

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

ERUPTION DETAILS: VA CLD OBS IN STLT IMAGERY AT
2340Z

OBS VA DTG: 13/2340ZZ

OBS VA CLD: SFC/FL190 S0158 W07820 - S0201 W07817
- S0211 W07822 - S0204 W07830 - S0158 W07820 MOV
SW 10-15KT

FCST VA CLD +6HR: 14/0600Z SFC/FL190 S0158 W07820
- S0201 W07816 - S0217 W07824 - S0206 W07839 -
S0158 W07820

FCST VA CLD +12HR: 14/1200Z NO ASH EXP

FCST VA CLD +18HR: 14/1800Z NO ASH EXP

RMK: VA CLD OBS IN STLT 9 NM SW FM SUMMIT. LOW
CONF IN VA EXT DUE TO WX CLDS IN THE REGION. VA
HGT AND DIR FM NWP SHOWS CONT SW-LY MOVG THRU
T+6. ...SAMBUCCI

NXT ADVISORY: WILL BE ISSUED BY 20200314/0645Z

Previous news
Incandescence from Sangay volcano from satellite (image: Sentinel 2)
Wednesday, Mar 11, 2020
Volcanic Ash Advisory Center (VAAC) Washington recorded explosive activity from the active crater with near-constant ash emissions that reached 19,000 ft (5,800 m) altitude. [more]

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