Kingdom of Goryeo
Eruption of Paektu Mountain
946 Jan 1

Eruption of Paektu Mountain

Paektu Mountain
The 946 eruption of Paektu Mountain in Korea and China, also known as the Millennium Eruption or Tianchi eruption, was one of the most powerful volcanic eruptions in recorded history and is classified as a VEI 7 event. The eruption resulted in a brief period of significant climate change in Manchuria. The Year of the eruption has not been precisely determined, but a possible Year is A.D. 946.