Did you know that the largest volcano caldera in the world is in the Philippines?

Did you know that the largest volcanic caldera in the world is located in the Philippines?

Caldera, Apolaki Caldera

1/19/2022 6:45:00 PM

Did you know that the largest volcanic caldera in the world is located in the Philippines?

A caldera is a “large depression formed when a volcano erupts and collapses.”  

January 19, 2022 10:04pmDid you know that the largest volcanic caldera in the world is located in the Philippines?According to the National Geographic, a caldera is a “large depression formed when a volcano erupts and collapses.”As reported by Kuya Kim on Wednesday’s “24 Oras,” the Apolaki Caldera measures up to 150 kilometers and is found underwater on the northeast part of the country.

The volcano is currently inactive, so it poses no threat to areas surrounding the Philippine Sea. Its name is from the ancient Filipino God Apolaki, the god of sun and war.Meanwhile, another underwater volcano called the Didicas Volcano can be found in Cagayan. It erupted in 1952 and created a small island. Its last eruption was in 1978.

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