This volcano eruption was considered one of the most explosive volcano eruptions in earths history. This eruption produced 160 cubic kilometers of magma. The entirety of mount tambura was covered in flowing liquid fire. It is estimated that the eruption produced 160 cubic kilometers of magma.
It is estimated that there were at least 11,000 - 12,000 people died as a result of the actual eruption , but the toll death is around 71,000, most of whom died from the consequences of the eruption. It is also estimated that this brought death to most agriculture and livestock in the northern hemisphere.