Volcanos in Cameroon

At 2 volcanos in Cameroon there have been a total of 3 siginificant eruptions over the past 2000 years. Over 1700 people were killed. The worst volcanic eruption in terms of deaths, destroyed houses and financial damages happened on 08/21/1986 at the volcano "Oku Volc Field". Only here 1700 people died.

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Significant volcanic eruptions in Cameroon over the past 2000 years

EruptionVolcanoVEIDeathsTotal damage
08/21/1986Oku Volc Field31700
08/15/1984Oku Volc Field037
04/28/1909Cameroon, Mt.20

These statistics are based on datas from the Smithsonian Institution's Global Volcanism Program (GVP), and the Significant Volcanic Eruptions Database of the National Geophysical Data Center (NOAA) / World Data Service (NGDC/WDS) doi:10.7289/V5JW8BSH. Several data have been summarized and translated.