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No. Although scientists can monitor signs that a volcano is getting ready to erupt they are nowhere near predicting the day a volcano will erupt. They might not even be able to predict the month or even the year that it will erupt.

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The exact year of the eruption is not known. Estimates vary between 1540 and 1642 BC.


Kinda-sorta.It's a bit like weather reports, they can tell what's probable, and they can say if the risk in increasing or decreasing, but they can never give an exact date.Or an exact estimate of the force and duration of the eruption.No, but they try because it can save livesNot really. Although scientists can often tell if a volcano will erupt relatively soon, they can't tell when it will occur until it actually happens.


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