Cerro Auquihuato

Observations of Deformation

Volcano number:354001
Region:
Country:Peru
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?Yes
Measurement method(s):InSAR
Duration of observation:2007-2011
Inferred cause(s) of deformation:Hydrothermal, Magmatic
Characteristics of deformation:

A regional ALOS survey of Northern Andes Volcanoes found Cerro Auquihuato to be inflating at a rate of 1.8 ± 0.3 cm/year between 2007 and 2011 (Morales-Rivera et al., 2016). The deformation was modelled by a sill at 1 km depth opening by 10 cm, which the authors suggest could be either magmatic or hydrothermal in origin.

Reference(s):Morales Rivera, A. M., F. Amelung, and P. Mothes (2016), Volcano deformation survey over the Northern and Central Andes with ALOS InSAR time series, Geochem. Geophys. Geosyst., 17, 2869–2883, doi:10.1002/2016GC006393.
Location:-15.07, -73.18
REST API endpoint (JSON):https://comet.nerc.ac.uk/wp-json/volcanodb/v1/volcano/4153

Latest Sentinel-1 Data

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