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Volcanic Explosivity Index, a comparative measurement of volcanic eruptions based on the amount of ejecta and other observations (if possible).

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What geological events could cause a Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) level 9 eruption?

The Volcanic Explosivity Index (VEI) is a way of measuring the relative explosiveness of volcanic eruptions, allowing for comparisons between volcanoes. According to the USGS Volcanic Hazards page, ...