There are over 2,000 Active Volcanoes
Around the world right now there are over 2,000 active Volcanoes
around the world. An active volcano is one that has erupted in the past 10,000 years.
There are twice that number on in-active volcanoes. There are about 10 in-active volcanoes in the
Eastern US. You will not see them on the map above. It has been predicted that 2 in-Active
volcanoes will erupt in the US in the next couple of years. The total number of worldwide
eruptions are up in 2011.