Scientists Warn of Disastrous Aftermath in Case of Supervolcano Eruption in US

Long Valley in eastern California, Valles Caldera in New Mexico, Toba in Indonesia, and Taupo in New Zealand are all caldera-forming volcanoes that have generated extremely significant pyroclastic eruptions in the last 2 million years. Taupo is the most recent supereruption on Earth, having erupted 22,600 years ago (with a volume of about 1,130 cubic kilometers).

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