The most dangerous active volcanoes of the Earth
Kamchatka volcano awoke Unnamed and threw a column of ash to a height of 10 kilometers.
Next most dangerous volcanoes of today, which can wake up at any time:
Mount Vesuvius, Italy
Vesuvius - one of the most famous volcanoes in the world, because it was he who caused the death of the legendary Pompeii in 79 BC. e. He is considered one of the most dangerous in the world. Firstly, he is still active, and secondly, at the foot of the mountains lies the town of Torre Annunziata, which in the case of a strong eruption will be destroyed. The last major eruption occurred in 1944, when 27 people were killed.
Active volcano Sheveluch located on the Kamchatka Peninsula. The closest to him locality - settlement keys, is only 47 kilometers away. Volcano active enough, and the last release of ash to a height of 5 kilometers took place February 24, 2017.
Sakurajima - one of the active volcanoes in Japan, located on the peninsula of the island of Kyushu Osumi. Before the eruption in 1914. The mountain is on a separate island, but after the lava has formed a bridge, connecting it with Kyushu. Volcano active enough, however, the eruption of its now quite small. So, the last occurred July 26, 2016.
Krakatau - active volcano island in Indonesia. Until the most powerful eruption in 1883 was a full-fledged island with the mountain, but after it was largely destroyed. In 2014, the volcano became more active again, and the zone radius of 1, 5 km from the crater of Anak Krakatau-limits to tourists and fishermen. Pelée, France (Lesser Antilles)
Montagne Pele, Pele or Mont - another active volcano, which is located in the Lesser Antilles. In 1902, an unexpected powerful eruption destroyed the city of Saint-Pierre. Then killed about 28,000 people, the population live, only two remained. From 1929 to 1932, the volcano also showed strong activity.
Mount Merapi, Indonesia
Merapi is the most active volcano in Indonesia. It is located on the island of Java, near the city of Yogyakarta. Large eruption it happen once in seven years, and smokes a mountain almost every day. The last powerful eruption, which led to the deaths of 353 people, took place in 2010.
Nyiragongo, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Nyiragongo volcano is located in Virunga African mountains. It is often a huge crater filled with red-hot lava. These lakes appear and disappear, depending on the degree of activity of the mountain. cases have been recorded when the volcano continued erupting for several years. One of the largest eruptions of Nyiragongo took place in 1977. Then the death of several hundred people living in the village at the foot of the mountain.
Galeras volcano is located near the city of Pasto. In 2010, a sufficiently powerful eruption was recorded, but thanks to the actions of the authorities in advance of 9 thousand. People were evacuated and no one was killed. Popocatepetl, Mexico
The main hazard of the active volcano lies in the fact that it is located at a distance of 56 km from Mexico City and nine million people now live in the blast radius of the volcano. Recently, quite a large eruption occurred in 2000, but about 40 thousand. People were evacuated in time, and this time there were no casualties.
An active volcano Kilauea is located on the island of Hawaii. This is a young volcano and is considered one of the most active in the world. Since 2008, out of its crater constantly goes pillar of volcanic gas and bubbling lava lake.
Unnamed volcano located about 500 kilometers from Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky, its height is 2, 9 km. Last explosive eruption here was recorded September 1, 2012. Currently, he woke up and threw a pillar of ash to a height of 10 kilometers.