Cerro Azul

Observations of Deformation

Volcano number:353060
Region:
Country:Ecuador
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?Yes
Measurement method(s):InSAR
Duration of observation:1992 - 1999
Inferred cause(s) of deformation:Magmatic
Characteristics of deformation:

At Cerro Azul, pre-eruptive uplift (June 1992 to October 1997), as well as subsidence (October 1997 to November 1998), are associated with the September–October 1998 eruption4,5

Reference(s):Amelung, F., S. Jónsson, H. Zebker, and P. Segall (2000), Widespread uplift and “trapdoor” faulting on Galápagos volcanoes observed with radar interferometry, Nature, 407, 993–996, doi:10.1038/35039604.
Location:-0.92, -91.408
REST API endpoint (JSON):https://comet.nerc.ac.uk/wp-json/volcanodb/v1/volcano/4354

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