Strong eruption with large lava fountaining at Sangay volcano, Ecuador

Strong eruption with large lava fountaining at Sangay volcano, Ecuador

Volcanic activity at Sangay volcano, Ecuador increased significantly at 00:20 UTC on May 22, 2021, producing strong paroxysmal eruptive episode 500 – 1 000 m (1 640 – 3 300 feet) from the crater. The Aviation Color Code was raised to Red at 00:40 UTC and lowered…

Major eruption at Sangay volcano, ash to 12 km (40 000 feet) a.s.l., Ecuador

Major eruption at Sangay volcano, ash to 12 km (40 000 feet) a.s.l., Ecuador

A major eruption started at Ecuador's Sangay volcano at 09:20 UTC (04:20 LT) on September 20, 2020. According to the Washington VAAC, volcanic ash rose to 12.2 km (40 000 feet) above sea level, moving W at 18 – 28 km/h (11 – 17 mph). Heavy ashfall was reported…