|VEI 5 eruption (USGS)|
Mount Pelée during the early minutes of the eruption.
|Date||December 9th, 2100|
|Damages||$ Unknown (2016 USD)|
|Other impacts||Pyroclasts mixed with mud during the winter to create lahars, and a tsunami was caused by a landslide on the slopes of the volcano as it slid into the Caribbean Sea|
The volcanic eruption of Mount Pelée in the northern segment of the French overseas department island of Martinique on December 9th, 2100 was one of the largest volcanic eruptions of the 21st century, measuring in at a 5 on the Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI).