Authorities have released the names of more victims identified in New Zealand's White Island volcano eruption that left at least 16 people dead. Deadliest Eruption . The Mt. Other eruptions have been as big or bigger than these, but no one lived nearby to be threatened (for example the Valley of 10,000 Smokes eruption in Alaska in 1912).
The list below contains eruptions with more than 500 known human fatalities. Guatemala Volcano’s Death Toll, Now at 65, Is Likely to Rise Video Volcán del Fuego spewed rock, hot gas and ash on Sunday, affecting nearly two million residents. The death toll from New Zealand's White Island volcano eruption has climbed to 21, with a further death in hospital more than a month after the tragedy, police said. 1 of 12. By NICK PERRY December 11, 2019 GMT. New Zealand volcano vents steam, death toll now at 16. These are the most deadly eruptions known. In this combo made from two satellite images taken May 12, 2019, left, and Dec. 11, 2019, right, by Maxar Technologies steam rises from the volcano on White Island off the coast of Whakatane, New Zealand. The death toll from New Zealand's White Island volcano eruption has risen to 20, as two people still considered missing were officially confirmed dead.