1877 eruption of Mt Ontake
VEI 5 eruption

The volcano erupting
Volcano Mt Ontake
Date August 22, 1877
Time 0105 JST
Eruption type Sub Plinian
Location Japan
Fatalities 167
Damages Unknown
Other impacts Pyroclastic flows, lahars

This eruption was a VEI 5, and lasted for 21 days, claiming 167 lives. It was sub Plinian in origin, and had Vesuvian stle pyroclastic flows and lava flows.

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