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Date: 2016-05-27 19:00 UTC
Area: Ecuador
Source: Goes-east.
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Summit elevation:  17159 ft [5230 m]
Eruption Details: earlier va ems

Volcano ash cloud Ecuador - Sangay   Friday 27 May 2016 19:00 UTC

Remarks: no va has been observed in imagery sinceearly this morning. an occasional faint hotspotis seen in shortwave imagery. ...schwartz

This data supplements the official Volcanic Ash Advisory Graphics and Volcanic Ash Advisories. The data is to be used with caution. The official Volcanic Ash Graphics and Volcanic Ash Advisories take precedence in all circumstances. Please refer to national NOTAMs for definitive boundaries of no-fly areas.

Altitiude levels (International Standard Atmosphere)

SFC to FL200 - Ash concentrations between the surface and 20,000 feet.
FL200 to FL350 - Ash concentrations between 20,000 feet and 35,000 feet.
FL350 to FL550 - Ash concentrations between 35,000 feet and 55,000 feet.
SFC to 6000FT - Ash concentrations between the surface and 6,000 feet.