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Sangay volcano
Stratovolcano 5230 m (17,159 ft)
Ecuador, -2°S / -78.34°W

Sangay webcams / live data
Sangay volcano eruptions:
1628-?, 1728-1916, 1934 - 2007
Typical eruption style:
Explosive. In historic time: frequent, intermittent strombolian activity
Last earthquakes nearby
Fri, 13 Mar 2015, 10:20
Mild eruptive activity, probably strombolian explosions, has been taking place at the summit crater of the volcano. ...more
Wed, 4 Mar 2015, 15:43
Mild activity, probably strombolian, is likely occurring at the summit crater of the very remote volcano. ...more
Tue, 3 Mar 2015, 12:05
Based on a pilot observation, the Washington VAAC reported that on 26 February an ash plume from Sangay rose to an altitude of 7.3 km (24,000 ft) a.s.l. Satellite images only detected an intermittent thermal anomaly. ...more [read all]
Wed, 28 Jan 2015, 17:26
Hot spots detected at Sangay during the past weeks (MIROVA via Culture Volcan)
Eruptive activity of some sort is likely in progress at the volcano. Along with pilot reports of spotted plumes relayed through the Washington VAAC, thermal signals detectable on satellite data have been more and more frequent since early January, Culture Volcan points out in his blog. ...more
Mon, 19 Jan 2015, 10:32
A hot spot was detected in satellite data (Washington VAAC), suggesting that some mild activity continues in the summit crater of this remote volcano, one of South America's most active.
Sat, 5 Oct 2013, 13:34
Aerial view from the NE crater (left ) and the corresponding thermal image (right ) of Sangay (P. Ramon , IGEPN)
During a recent overflight on 20 Sep, IGP found the crater of the volcano cold and partly covered with snow. No explosions were observed, different from most previous times in the past 11 years when the remote volcano had been surveyed. ...more [read all]
Fri, 24 May 2013, 20:07
A possible ash emission occurred yesterday at 17:15 GMT, VAAC Washington reported. A pilot observed an ash plume at 25,000 ft (7.5 km) altitude drifting west from the volcano, but no ash could be detected on satellite data.
Sat, 27 Apr 2013, 08:04
Brief ash emissions were reported observed through satellite yesterday around noon. Ash plumes rose to about 25,000 ft (7.6 km) altitude or about 2 km above the volcano. ...more
Fri, 12 Apr 2013, 10:05
Based on analyses of satellite imagery, the Washington VAAC reported that on 11 April an ash plume from Sangay drifted W.
Mon, 25 Feb 2013, 08:27
VAAC Washington reports pilot observations of ash emissions to 25,000 ft (7.5 km) altitude on 22 February. Since the volcano is very remote and one of Ecuador's most active, it is fair to assume that it might be in a state of elevated activity.

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