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2147 eruption of Ambrym
VEI 7 super eruption (USGS)
Volcamic eruption 24

The volcano during its violent eruption
Volcano Ambrym volcano
Date September 15, 2147
Time 0427 Vanuatu time
Eruption type Ultra-Plinian
Location Vanuatu
Fatalities 841
Damages $5 billion (2147 USD)
Other impacts Pyroclastic flows and lahars

The 2147 eruption of Ambrym was an incredibly violent eruption, and was the biggest ever recorded for the volcano, being rated as a VEI 7 by the USGS later on. The eruption led to 841 fatalities, and $5 billion in damages as a result. It was the 8th biggest eruption of the last 2,000 years.