Almolonga

Volcano number:342040
Region:Mexico and Central America
Country:Guatemala
Geodetic measurements?Yes
Deformation observation?No
Measurement method(s):InSAR
Duration of observation:2007-2010
Inferred cause of deformation:
Characteristics of deformation:

No deformation was detected at Almolonga (detection threshold 0.8 cm/yr) during an ALOS survey of Central American volcanoes (Ebmeier et al., 2013).

Reference:Ebmeier, S. K., J. Biggs, T. A. Mather, and F. Amelung (2013), On the lack of InSAR observations of magmatic deformation at Central American volcanoes, J. Geophys. Res. Solid Earth, 118, 2571–2585, doi:10.1002/jgrb.50195.
Location:-91.519, 14.797

View, from the east, of the Cerro Quernado lava dome complex (rounded hills in the centre of the photo, to the right of the Santa Maria stratovolcano), part of Almolonga volcanic field. Photo: Lee Siebert, 1988, (Smithsonian Institution).