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2823 eruption of Mt Pinatubo
VEI 7 super eruption (USGS)

Pinatubo during a calmer phase of the eruption
Volcano Mt Pinatubo
Date April 17, 2823
Time 1654 UTC
Eruption type Ultra-Plinian
Location Philippines
Fatalities 12,432 dead, 34,984 injured
Damages $22 million (2577 USD)
Other impacts major lahars, pyroclastic surges, global cooling, and famines

The 2823 eruption of Mt Pinatubo was a violent VEI 7 rated Ultra-Plinian rated eruption. Occurring during a typhoon, it lead to extreme lahars, and part of the mountain collapsed into a huge pyroclastic surge, which wiped nearby areas off the map. 12,432 died, 34,984 were injured, and damages exceeded $35 billion in the area. In addition, the atmosphere was cooled by 1.3*C, which caused severe famines around the world, and a similar event to the 1816 Year Without A Summer.

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