|VEI 9 mega eruption (USGS)|
Mt Ryne blows its top!!
|Date||September 2, 1994|
|Fatalities||429,672 deaths, 854,219 injuries|
|Damages||$129 billion (1994 USD)|
|Other impacts||Severe climatic changes caused by ash blocking sunlight, causing famines|
The 1994 eruption of Mt Ryne was a catastrophic eruption caused by the Usercano, Mt Ryne (CycloneRyne94's volcano). It began on September 2nd, 1994, and is an ongoing event, which frequently produces extremely violent eruptions. It is classified as one of only 4 mega-volcanoes known to man. Severe pyroclasts wiped out areas of Miami that were extensively damaged by Hurricane Andrew two years previously. So far, 429,672 deaths, 854,219 injuries and $129 billion in damages have taken place. However, the eruption appears to be getting even more violent, with no signs of letting up being shown byt he volcano at present.