2017 eruption of Mt Aso
VEI 3 eruption (VEI)
Volcano (4)

Mt Aso erupts
Volcano Mt Aso
Date June 5, 2017
Time 1900 JST
Eruption type Strombolian
Location Kyushu, Japan
Fatalities 9
Damages $145 million
Other impacts Lava flows destroyed nearby roads

The 2017 eruption of Mt Aso was a VEI 3 Strombolian event that occurred in 19 days beginning on June 5th following an earthquake swarm in the vicinity of the volcano. 9 people died in the eruption, with 19 people being injured. The total FAMAS from the eruption were equal to $145 million, mostlynfrom the resulting lava flows destroying nearby roads.

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