Yellowstone Caldera eruption of 2019
VEI 7 super eruption (USGS)
SuperVolcano (2005)

The Eruption as it happened late at night
Volcano Mt St Helens
Date November 21, 2019
Time 1944 CDT
Eruption type Plinian, Peleean
Location Washington, USA
Fatalities Between 645-810 dead, 519 Injured and 1,099 Missing.
Damages $30 billion (2014 USD)
Other impacts Pyroclasts mixed with mud during the winter to create lahars

The Yellowstone Caldera Eruption of 2019 was perhaps one of the Worst Volcanic Eruptions to have occurred during the 21st Century.


Being one of the worlds well known Super Volcanoes, Yellowstone has had a long and violent history of Eruptions.

Most of them Being Super Eruptions.

But the size of the 2019 Eruption was a Bit Surprising, as it was a bit smaller than what people believed was coming.

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