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13 volcanoes around the world that could erupt at any time

Last week, USA Today reported that a large volcano in Ecuador called Tungurahua could collapse on itself. The volcano is far from the only potentially dangerous one around the world, with Japan’s Mount Fuji, Oregon’s Mount Hood, and others in the Philippines, Indonesia, and New Zealand also posing a threat. […]
13 volcanoes around the world that could erupt at any time
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At least 99 people have died following Guatemala volcano eruptions

At least 99 people have been killed following eruptions at a volcano southwest of Guatemala’s capital. The eruptions began on Sunday and sent lava pouring into nearby areas and shooting ash 6 miles into the sky. Hundreds have been injured, and thousands of people have fled to temporary shelters. Volcan […]
At least 99 people have died following Guatemala volcano eruptions
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Flights canceled, tens of thousands evacuated after massive Bali volcano erupts

Bali’s Denpasar Airport closed on Monday following a several volcanic eruptions by Mount Agung on the weekend. Flight cancellations affected 59,000 passengers on 445 flights. As many as 100,000 locals were living in the expanded danger zone. The weekend’s volcanic eruptions created plumes as high as 3.7 miles, or 6,000 […]
Flights canceled, tens of thousands evacuated after massive Bali volcano erupts
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The biggest volcano eruptions in recorded history

The Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) ranks volcano eruptions by size and power. The scale goes from VEI-0 to VEI-8 and measures ash, lava, and rock ejected. VEI-1 is a gentle eruption that can happen frequently. Italy’s Mt. Stromboli has been erupting almost continuously for 2,000 years. VEI-6s are colossal eruptions […]
The biggest volcano eruptions in recorded history