Las Pilas

Volcano number:344080
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 Las Pilas (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:-86.688, 12.495

Aerial view of Las Pilas volcanic complex from the southwest. Photo: Jaime Incer, 1981