These Five Volcanoes Could Erupt Anytime Causing Untold Damage

There are approximately 1,500 active volcanoes worldwide, and five of them pose great danger.
Loukia Papadopoulos

Today, there are approximately 1,500 active volcanoes on the planet. A volcano is a rupture in the Earth’s crust that allows lava, volcanic ash, and gases to escape from a magma chamber below the ground.

Volcanoes are usually located at the border of tectonic plates. Of these worldwide volcanoes, around 75% are located in the Pacific region known as The Ring of Fire.

These active volcanoes are being closely monitored as there are strong chances they may erupt during our lifetimes. Since they are located near population centers, they pose an extra threat.

Here are five of these active volcanoes that could go off at any time:

1. Mount Fuji, one of Japan's most iconic natural landmarks.

2. Mount Vesuvius, one of the most notorious volcanoes in history.

3.Mount St. Helens, located in Skamania County.

4. Mount Pinatubo in the Philippines

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5. Yellowstone Caldera, located in the Yellowstone National Park.

Each of these volcanoes has its own unique history and poses its own unique threat. In today's video, we explore what these are, bringing you a clear image of all these volcanoes and their potential dangers. 

If we piqued your curiosity, then watch our video to find out more

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