|VEI 3 eruption (VEI)|
Mt Aso erupts
|Date||June 5, 2017|
|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.