Top-10 of the most dangerous active volcanoes in the world.
List of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world
In this top-10 are the most dangerous active volcanoes in the world , based on the type of volcano, the level of activity, its location and, above all, its destruction capacity in the event of an eruption. Some of these cases have had recent eruptions such as Mount Merapi and Mount Nyiragongo that had occurred as early as this century. The Yellowstone Caldera is the most dangerous volcano in the world because it is a super volcano, that is, it may even be able to change the experience of all human beings on Planet Earth. In Europe , Vesuvius is one of the most dangerous volcanoes due to the existence of other volcanoes nearby and the population density around it. Due to the population density, the Popocatepetl Volcano can reach even more people as it is close to Mexico City, one of the largest capitals in the world .
Top 10 Most Dangerous Volcanoes in the World
10th Mauna Loa
It is one of the 5 volcanoes present on the island of Hawaii and is one of the most active in the world. It is the largest shield volcano in the world and has a low viscosity lava, which allows it to travel great distances when ejected and harm several villages.
9th Taal Volcano
Located in the Philippines, this volcano is located on the island of Luzon, around the lake of the same name, Lake Taal. This situation derives from one of the previous eruptions of the volcano that massacred everything around.
8th Ulawun Volcano
One of the most dangerous active volcanoes in the world is Ulawun, which is located in Papua New Guinea and can cause a catastrophic structural impact, capable of destroying 100 km 2 around it.
7th Mount Nyiragongo
Located in the Democratic Republic of Congo, this volcano was one of the most victims in the recent past. In 2002, 145 people died in one of the world’s poorest countries .
6th Mount Merapi
Mount Merapi manages to surpass the death toll from the most recent eruption of Mount Nyiragongo. In 2010, 353 people died in Indonesia, a country where one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world is located .
In this list of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world , Galeras Volcano is one of the most active and, therefore, most likely to cause damage. It is found in Colombia, near the border with Ecuador.
While the eruptions of Taal Volcano managed to create a lake around the volcano, Sakurajima managed to unite an island to the mainland, due to the massive expulsion of lava.
Being close to Mexico City, it is one of the volcanoes that, if it erupts, can affect the most people around it. At its top, it is covered with a layer of snow.
2nd Mount Vesuvius
Located in southern Italy, it is one of the volcanoes that can affect the most people in the event of an eruption. Its last eruption occurred in 1944.
1st Yellowstone Caldera
The Yellowstone Caldera is the most dangerous volcano in the world , as it is a super volcano. It has the power to destroy everything within a radius of 1000 square kilometers and its eruption can take 2 weeks and bring changes to our Planet.
List of the 10 Most Dangerous Volcanoes in the World
|7||Mount Nyiragongo||Democratic Republic of Congo|
|8||Ulawun volcano||Papua New Guinea|