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1567 eruption of Tambora
VEI 4 eruption (USGS)
Volcano 197

The volcano during the eruption
Volcano Mt Tambora
Date June 7, 1567
Time 1736 UTC
Eruption type Strombolian
Location Java, Indonesia
Fatalities 917
Damages $474 thousand
Other impacts Pyroclastic flows
This eruption was the first eruption from the Tambora Caldera in 74,000 years. 917 people are known t have died, $474 thousand was known to have been done in damages. Pyroclastic flows set down deposits that enabled the eruption to be rated as a VEI 4.