THE MOST POWERFUL EXPLOSIONS TOP 10 OF ALL TIME
This map plots explosive volcanic eruptions The most of the last 2,000 years, based on the research and using date Estimates
Topping the list was the eruption at Samalas, Indonesia in 1257, followed by the Kuwae event of 1452, and Tambora, also in Indonesia, in 1815.
Fifth and sixth place occurred Between 531 to 566 AD and the Rabaul Caldera Could be in Papua New Guinea explosions is thought To Have That took place around 535 onwards.
The seventh Most Powerful blast happened shortly after Samalas, and May Have Been Quilatoa in the Andes in 1280.
Based on the 450 AD date of the event eighth place Suggests Ilopango it was in Central America, appears to ninth Have Been the Laki and Grímsvötn eruptions in Iceland around 1785.
While tenth place shortly before Samalas happened and could have been an eruption of Mount Rinjani Earlier, Indonesia. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2683090/The-10-explosions-history-Sulfate-deposits-reveal-destructive-volcanic-eruptions-2-000-years.html