Laguna del Maule volcano (Chile): unrest continues, GPS measurements show bulge of central part
The latest report of Sernageomin indicates that volcanic unrest continues at reduced intensity. GPS measurements show that the central part of the volcanic edifice has been experiencing uplift at a rate of 1.4 cm / month and a horizontal displacement to the west at a rate of 0.64 cm / month.
Sat, 20 Apr 2013, 07:2607:26 AM | BY: T
Another station, located in the southwest of the caldera has in turn showing displacement to the SW. This indicates clearly that a small bulge (presumably caused by intruding magma) has formed in the central part of the Laguna del Maule.
No unusual surface phenomena have been noted so far.
Sat, 9 Mar 2013, 08:51
New signs of volcanic unrest - seismic swarms and ground inflation - have been detected at the volcano recently and SERNAGEOMIN raised the alert level of the volcano to yellow. ... Read all