By: Adam Skrzeszewski
The 1991 eruption of mt. Pinatubo
Mount Pinatubo is located in the philippines ,Zambales mountain range. it’s height is 4,875' (1,486 m) And it’s type of volcano is an active stratovolcano. How it was formed, Mount Pinatubo was formed by the Philippines plate being sub-ducted under the Eurasian plate. Pinatubo's last eruption was in1991, the 2nd most strongest volcano eruption of the 20th century. It's history of eruptions, the oldest eruption witch happened in 1315, other eruptions were unknown, But it's active status, is not active, fortunatley.
The eruption's affects on mankind were very devastating. More than 350 people died during the eruption, most of them from collapsing roofs. Disease that broke out in evacuation camps and the continuing mud flows in the area caused additional deaths, bringing the total death toll to 722 people. The event left more than 200,000 people homeless. Before the eruption, more than 30,000 people lived in small villages on the volcano, witch they then died because of the magma.
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The siesmograph when the mount pinatubo eruption happened, from 1991-1993.