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What was erupting in the year...?

There were 80 confirmed eruptions at some point during 2007 from 75 different volcanoes; 36 of those were new eruptions that started during the year. A stop date with "(continuing)" indicates that the eruption was considered to be ongoing as of the date indicated. Data is reported through the last data update (27 September 2018). Information about more recent eruptions can be found in the Smithsonian / USGS Weekly Volcanic Activity Report.

Volcano Country Eruption Start Date Eruption Stop Date Max VEI
Talang Indonesia 2007 Nov 27 2007 Dec 16 (?) ± 15 days 2
Anatahan United States 2007 Nov 27 ± 3 days 2008 Aug 9 (?) 2
Concepcion Nicaragua 2007 Nov 24 2007 Dec 20 2
San Cristobal Nicaragua 2007 Nov 8 (in or before) Unknown 1
Telica Nicaragua 2007 Oct 28 ± 3 days 2008 Feb 18 1
Krakatau Indonesia 2007 Oct 23 2008 Aug 30 (?) 2
Kelut Indonesia 2007 Oct 16 (?) ± 15 days 2008 Apr 16 (in or before) ± 15 days 2
Galeras Colombia 2007 Oct 4 2008 Jan 17 3
Jebel at Tair Yemen 2007 Sep 30 2008 Jun 16 (?) ± 15 days 3
Ruapehu New Zealand 2007 Sep 25 2007 Sep 25 1
Kerinci Indonesia 2007 Sep 9 2007 Sep 9 1
Witori Papua New Guinea 2007 Aug 28 2007 Aug 28 1
Chikurachki Russia 2007 Aug 19 2007 Nov 1 ± 7 days 2
Pavlof United States 2007 Aug 15 2007 Sep 13 2
Manda Hararo Ethiopia 2007 Aug 12 2007 Aug 14 (?) 2
Raung Indonesia 2007 Jul 26 2007 Aug 26 2
Gamkonora Indonesia 2007 Jul 8 2007 Jul 16 (?) 2
Cleveland United States 2007 Jun 17 (?) 2008 Aug 12 (?) 2
Soputan Indonesia 2007 Jun 16 (?) ± 15 days 2007 Nov 9 (?) 3
Ol Doinyo Lengai Tanzania 2007 Jun 16 ± 15 days 2010 Oct 9 (?) ± 1 days 3
Llaima Chile 2007 May 26 2007 Aug 8 (?) 2
Ritter Island Papua New Guinea 2007 May 19 2007 May 21 (?) 1
Bezymianny Russia 2007 May 10 (?) 2007 Dec 24 (?) 3
Ulawun Papua New Guinea 2007 May 1 2007 May 1 2
Lopevi Vanuatu 2007 Apr 21 2007 May 14 (?) 2
Kavachi Solomon Islands 2007 Apr 2 (?) 2007 Apr 6 (in or after) 1
Ontakesan Japan 2007 Mar 24 ± 7 days Unknown 0
Talang Indonesia 2007 Mar 19 2007 Jun 22 ± 3 days 2
Etna Italy 2007 Mar 19 2008 May 16 (?) ± 15 days 2
Reventador Ecuador 2007 Mar 15 ± 7 days 2007 Oct 11 (?) 2
Chikurachki Russia 2007 Mar 4 2007 Apr 18 2
Nevado del Huila Colombia 2007 Feb 19 2007 May 28 (?) 3
Klyuchevskoy Russia 2007 Feb 15 2007 Jul 15 2
Concepcion Nicaragua 2007 Feb 9 2007 Jul 10 1
Batu Tara Indonesia 2007 Jan 17 (?) 2015 Nov 26 2
Karthala Comoros 2007 Jan 12 2007 Jan 15 (?) 2
Monowai New Zealand 2006 Dec 12 2007 Nov 4 ± 3 days 0
Telica Nicaragua 2006 Dec 11 (?) 2007 Feb 17 1
Korovin United States 2006 Nov 25 ± 5 days 2007 Mar 3 (in or before) 1
Ambrym Vanuatu 2006 Nov 8 2007 Dec 27 (in or after) 2
Bulusan Philippines 2006 Oct 10 2007 Oct 4 2
Rabaul Papua New Guinea 2006 Aug 11 2010 Jan 31 4
Langila Papua New Guinea 2006 Aug 9 2008 Jul 6 (?) 2
Piton de la Fournaise France 2006 Jul 20 2007 May 1 1
Karangetang Indonesia 2006 Jul 3 2007 Oct 16 (in or after) ± 15 days 1
Lascar Chile 2006 Apr 18 2007 Jul 18 (?) 3
Ubinas Peru 2006 Mar 25 (?) 2009 Jul 4 (?) 2
Merapi Indonesia 2006 Mar 16 ± 15 days 2007 Aug 9 (?) 1
Heard Australia 2006 Mar 11 2008 Mar 3 0
Pacaya Guatemala 2006 Mar 9 2010 Oct 26 3
Ulawun Papua New Guinea 2006 Mar 1 2007 Jan 18 2
Tinakula Solomon Islands 2006 Feb 11 2007 Nov 9 (?) 2
Barren Island India 2005 May 26 2007 Dec 23 (?) 2
Soufriere Hills United Kingdom 2005 Apr 15 2013 Feb 5 3
Popocatepetl Mexico 2005 Jan 9 2018 Sep 27 (continuing) 2
Manam Papua New Guinea 2004 Oct 24 2009 Dec 12 (?) 4
Suwanosejima Japan 2004 Oct 23 2018 Sep 27 (continuing) 2
St. Helens United States 2004 Oct 1 2008 Jan 27 ± 10 days 2
Villarrica Chile 2004 Aug 5 (?) 2007 Dec 24 (?) 1
Tofua Tonga 2004 Mar 19 2014 Oct 18 1
NW Rota-1 United States 2003 Jul 2 (?) ± 182 days 2010 Mar 16 (in or after) ± 15 days 0
Nyiragongo DR Congo 2002 May 17 (?) 2018 Sep 27 (continuing) 2
Fuego Guatemala 2002 Jan 4 2018 Sep 27 (continuing) 3
Karymsky Russia 2001 Nov 15 2016 Apr 1 3
Montagu Island United Kingdom 2001 Oct 1 ± 20 days 2007 Sep 20 1
Bagana Papua New Guinea 2000 Feb 28 (in or before) 2018 Sep 21 (continuing) 2
Tungurahua Ecuador 1999 Oct 5 2009 Jul 8 ± 7 days 3
Sheveluch Russia 1999 Aug 15 2018 Sep 27 (continuing) 4
Colima Mexico 1997 Nov 22 2011 Jun 21 3
Kilauea United States 1983 Jan 3 2018 Sep 15 3
Erebus Antarctica 1972 Dec 16 (in or before) ± 15 days 2018 Sep 25 (continuing) 2
Arenal Costa Rica 1968 Jul 29 2010 Dec 16 (?) ± 15 days 3
Semeru Indonesia 1967 Aug 31 2009 Mar 15 3
Erta Ale Ethiopia 1967 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2018 Sep 27 (continuing) 0
Aira Japan 1955 Oct 13 2016 Aug 22 3
Sangay Ecuador 1934 Aug 8 2011 Mar 2 3
Stromboli Italy 1934 Feb 2 2018 Sep 27 (continuing) 2
Dukono Indonesia 1933 Aug 13 2018 Sep 27 (continuing) 3
Santa Maria Guatemala 1922 Jun 22 2018 Sep 27 (continuing) 3
Yasur Vanuatu 1774 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2018 Sep 27 (continuing) 3

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Global Volcanism Program, 2013. Volcanoes of the World, v. 4.7.4. Venzke, E (ed.). Smithsonian Institution. Downloaded 20 Oct 2018. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.GVP.VOTW4-2013