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Deadliest Volcanic Eruptions

Can you name the volcanoes that have caused at least ten thousand deaths throughout history?
Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_volcanic_eruptions_by_death_toll
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Last updated: April 5, 2024
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Fatalities
Volcano
Modern-Day Country
Year
71,000 to 250,100+
Mount Tambora
Indonesia
1815
36,000+
Krakatoa
Indonesia
1883
30,000
Mount Pelée
Martinique
1902
23,000
Nevado del Ruiz
Colombia
1985
20,000~ (estimated)
Santorini
Greece
c. 1600 BC
Fatalities
Volcano
Modern-Day Country
Year
15,000
Mount Unzen
Japan
1792
15,000 to 20,000
Mount Samalas
Indonesia
1257
13,000+ (estimated)
Mount Vesuvius
Italy
79
10,000+
Laki and Grímsvötn
Iceland
1783
10,000
Kelud
Indonesia
1586
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