Volcano Watch: The 2018 eruption of Kilauea was big on a global scale

The 2018 eruption of Kilauea volcano had devastating effects on the lower Puna district, destroying hundreds of homes, burying subdivisions, and permanently affecting the lives of thousands of residents. The voluminous lava flow had a major impact on the Island of Hawaii, but how does it compare to other lava flow eruptions on Earth in recent history?