Ash to 12.2 km (40 000 feet).
A large eruption started at Sangay volcano, Ecuador at around 04:00 on March 6, 2021, producing a volcanic ash column up to 12.2 km (40 000 feet) above sea level, according to the Washington VAAC.
Strong ashfall was reported in Chimborazzo: Pallatanga, Chunichi, Guamote, Alausi, and Cumanda; moderate in Guayas: Alfredo Baquerizo Moreno; and mild in Milagro, San Jacinto de Yaguachi, El Triunfo; Los Rios: Babahoyo; Bolivar: Chillanes, San Miguel and Canar: Suscal.
According to the IG report, the cloud generated by the volcano was expected to reach the province of Santa Elena, causing a slight ashfall.
Thanks to Guy Wilson for this link
via Ice Age Now
March 9, 2021 at 12:34PM