1325 eruption of Katla
VEI 7 supervolcanic eruption

The volcano during the eruption
Volcano Katla
Date June 5, 1325
Time 0440 UTC
Eruption type Plinian
Location Iceland
Fatalities 3,217
Damages Unknown
Other impacts Cooling of the Northern Hemisphere

The 1325 eruption of Katla was a violent VEI 7 supereruption of a Plinian type. The eruption was responsible for over 3,000 deaths, and began on June 5, lasting for 12 days before slowly abating again. It was the most powerful eruption recorded from the volcano.