Cerro Negro

Volcano number:344070
Region:Mexico and Central America
Country:Nicaragua
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 Cerro Negro (detection threshold 1.4 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:-86.702, 12.506

View of Cerro Negro from the north-northeast following the 1995 eruption. Photo: Britt Hill, 1995 (Southwest Research Institute).