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What was erupting in the year...?

There were 66 confirmed eruptions at some point during 2019 from 64 different volcanoes; 22 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 (13 September 2019). 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
Sarychev Peak Russia 2019 Aug 11 2019 Aug 11
Asamayama Japan 2019 Aug 7 2019 Aug 25
Tangkubanparahu Indonesia 2019 Jul 26 2019 Sep 13 (continuing)
Nevado del Ruiz Colombia 2019 Jul 23 2019 Jul 30
Shishaldin United States 2019 Jul 23 2019 Sep 10 (continuing)
Semisopochnoi United States 2019 Jul 16 2019 Aug 24
Ulawun Papua New Guinea 2019 Jun 26 2019 Aug 3
Ubinas Peru 2019 Jun 24 2019 Sep 9 (continuing)
Raikoke Russia 2019 Jun 22 2019 Jul 1
Piton de la Fournaise France 2019 Jun 11 2019 Aug 15
Great Sitkin United States 2019 Jun 1 2019 Jun 7
Sarychev Peak Russia 2019 May 16 2019 May 16
Colima Mexico 2019 May 11 2019 Jul 12
Sinabung Indonesia 2019 May 7 2019 Jun 9
Asosan Japan 2019 Apr 16 2019 Sep 13 (continuing)
Klyuchevskoy Russia 2019 Apr 9 2019 Jul 2
Sangay Ecuador 2019 Mar 26 2019 Sep 13 (continuing)
San Cristobal Nicaragua 2019 Mar 4 2019 Mar 4
Tengger Caldera Indonesia 2019 Feb 18 2019 Jul 28 2
Piton de la Fournaise France 2019 Feb 18 2019 Mar 10
Karymsky Russia 2019 Feb 16 2019 Sep 13 (continuing)
Poas Costa Rica 2019 Feb 7 2019 Sep 13 (continuing)
Tinakula Solomon Islands 2018 Dec 8 (in or before) 2019 Sep 10 (continuing) 2
Karangetang Indonesia 2018 Nov 25 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 2
Planchon-Peteroa Chile 2018 Nov 7 2019 May 7 ± 1 days 1
Kuchinoerabujima Japan 2018 Oct 21 2019 Feb 3 3
Barren Island India 2018 Sep 25 2019 Sep 9 (continuing) 1
Rincon de la Vieja Costa Rica 2018 Jul 28 2019 Jun 11 1
Krakatau Indonesia 2018 Jun 18 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 3
Merapi Indonesia 2018 May 11 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 3
Kerinci Indonesia 2018 Apr 21 2019 Sep 2 (continuing) 1
Nyamuragira DR Congo 2018 Apr 18 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 0
Mayon Philippines 2018 Jan 13 2019 Sep 7 (continuing) 2
Kadovar Papua New Guinea 2018 Jan 5 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 2
Agung Indonesia 2017 Nov 21 2019 Jun 12 3
Sangeang Api Indonesia 2017 Jul 15 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 2
Ol Doinyo Lengai Tanzania 2017 Apr 9 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 0
Aira Japan 2017 Mar 25 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 1
Sabancaya Peru 2016 Nov 6 2019 Sep 1 (continuing) 3
Ebeko Russia 2016 Oct 20 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 2
Saunders United Kingdom 2016 Sep 28 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 1
Cleveland United States 2016 Apr 16 2019 Jan 16 2
Nevados de Chillan Chile 2016 Jan 8 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 2
Masaya Nicaragua 2015 Oct 3 2019 Sep 12 (continuing) 1
Pacaya Guatemala 2015 Jun 7 ± 1 days 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 1
Turrialba Costa Rica 2015 Mar 8 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 2
Villarrica Chile 2014 Dec 2 ± 7 days 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 1
Manam Papua New Guinea 2014 Jun 29 2019 Sep 12 (continuing) 2
Semeru Indonesia 2014 Apr 1 ± 15 days 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 3
Etna Italy 2013 Sep 3 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 2
Heard Australia 2012 Sep 5 ± 4 days 2019 Aug 7 (continuing) 0
Bezymianny Russia 2010 May 21 (?) 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 3
Reventador Ecuador 2008 Jul 27 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 2
Ibu Indonesia 2008 Apr 5 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 1
Popocatepetl Mexico 2005 Jan 9 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 2
Suwanosejima Japan 2004 Oct 23 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 2
Nyiragongo DR Congo 2002 May 17 (?) 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 2
Fuego Guatemala 2002 Jan 4 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 3
Bagana Papua New Guinea 2000 Feb 28 (in or before) 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 2
Sheveluch Russia 1999 Aug 15 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 4
Erebus Antarctica 1972 Dec 16 (in or before) ± 15 days 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 2
Erta Ale Ethiopia 1967 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 0
Stromboli Italy 1934 Feb 2 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 2
Dukono Indonesia 1933 Aug 13 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 3
Santa Maria Guatemala 1922 Jun 22 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 3
Yasur Vanuatu 1774 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2019 Sep 13 (continuing) 3

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Global Volcanism Program, 2013. Volcanoes of the World, v. 4.8.3. Venzke, E (ed.). Smithsonian Institution. Downloaded 18 Oct 2019. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.GVP.VOTW4-2013