Total Eruptions with this VEI
Volcanologists have rated over 6,000 eruptions that occurred within the last
10,000 years. Most eruptions have a VEI of 3 or less. Luckily, really big
eruptions don't happen very often.
There are many volcanoes with a VEI of 2 because scientists assign a 2 to any
volcano that they know was explosive but about which they have no other
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