Sangay (Ecuador) - Report for 12 December-18 December 2018

IG reported that the eruption at Sangay that began on 8 August ended on 7 December after about four months of activity.
The eruption was characterized by the extrusion of lava flows, and ash emissions that rose between 0.5-1.4 km (and occasionally higher than 2 km) and mainly drifted W and NW.
Minor amounts of ash fell in Guayaquil on 18 September.
Lava flows traveled 1-2 km down the ESE flank, and both block avalanches and possible small pyroclastic flows from the flow fronts traveled additionally as far as 7 km.

Source: Instituto Geofísico-Escuela Politécnica Nacional (IG)

Fonte/Source: Global Volcanism Program/Smithsonian Institution


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