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Volcano number: 357120
Region: South America
Country: Chile
Geodetic measurements? Yes
Deformation observation? Yes
Measurement method(s): InSAR, Thermal Image data
Duration of observation: Thermal data of November 2004, InSAR 2002 and 2015
Inferred cause of deformation: Magmatic
Characteristics of deformation:

Delgado et al., 2017, found episodes of deformation at the Volcano. Mainly, the VEI 2 March 3, 2015 Villarrica eruption was followed by a short lived uplift of 5 cm in the SE part of the volcano from a source depth of ~ 6 km.

References: 'Shinohara, H., & Witter, J. B. (2005). Volcanic gases emitted during mild Strombolian activity of Villarrica volcano, Chile. Geophysical Research Letters, 32(20).', 'Delgado, F., Pritchard, M. E., Ebmeier, S., González, P., & Lara, L. (2017). Recent unrest (2002–2015) imaged by space geodesy at the highest risk Chilean volcanoes: Villarrica, Llaima, and Calbuco (Southern Andes). Journal of Volcanology and Geothermal Research.'
Location: -71.93, -39.42