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Yellowstone Caldera Eruption of 2019
SuperVolcano (2005 - 3)
Several Feet of Flooding in a Local Town

Location

Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming

Volcano

Yellowstone Caldera

Date of Eruption

November 21st, 2019 - 7:44 PM

Eruption Ended

December 3rd, 2019 - 1:16 PM

VEI Level

7

Damages

$30 billion USD

Fatalities/Casualties

Between 645-810 dead, 519 Injured and 1,099 Missing.

The Yellowstone Caldera Eruption of 2019 was perhaps one of the Worst Volcanic Eruptions to have occurred during the 21st Century.


Summary

Being one of the worlds well known Super Volcanoes, Yellowstone has had a long and violent history of Eruptions.

Most of them Being Super Eruptions.


But the size of the 2019 Eruption was a Bit Surprising, as it was a bit smaller than what people believed was coming.

Raking as a VEI 7 on the Volcano Explosivity Index, the Yellowstone Caldera Eruption of 2019 was one of the Worst Volcanic Eruptions to happen in North America in Recent History.