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What was erupting in the year...?

There were 73 confirmed eruptions at some point during 2019 from 70 different volcanoes; 28 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 (30 December 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
White Island New Zealand 2019 Dec 9 2019 Dec 9 2
Semisopochnoi United States 2019 Dec 7 2019 Dec 21 (continuing)
Nishinoshima Japan 2019 Dec 5 2019 Dec 30 (continuing) 1
Kikai Japan 2019 Nov 2 2019 Dec 28 (continuing)
Klyuchevskoy Russia 2019 Oct 24 2019 Dec 17 (continuing)
Lateiki Tonga 2019 Oct 13 2019 Oct 22 1
Copahue Chile-Argentina 2019 Sep 11 2019 Oct 7
Asamayama Japan 2019 Aug 7 2019 Aug 25
Tangkuban Parahu Indonesia 2019 Jul 26 2019 Sep 17
Nevado del Ruiz Colombia 2019 Jul 23 2019 Oct 4
Shishaldin United States 2019 Jul 23 2019 Dec 28 (continuing)
Semisopochnoi United States 2019 Jul 16 2019 Aug 24
Ulawun Papua New Guinea 2019 Jun 26 2019 Oct 5
Ubinas Peru 2019 Jun 24 2019 Dec 16 (continuing)
Raikoke Russia 2019 Jun 22 2019 Jul 1
Piton de la Fournaise France 2019 Jun 11 2019 Oct 27
Great Sitkin United States 2019 Jun 1 2019 Jun 7
Sarychev Peak Russia 2019 May 16 2019 Oct 7 2
Colima Mexico 2019 May 11 2019 Jul 12
Asosan Japan 2019 Apr 16 2019 Dec 16 (continuing)
Klyuchevskoy Russia 2019 Apr 9 2019 Jul 2
Sangay Ecuador 2019 Mar 26 2019 Dec 17 (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 24
Poas Costa Rica 2019 Feb 7 2019 Sep 30
Sinabung Indonesia 2019 Feb 6 (?) 2019 Jun 9
Tinakula Solomon Islands 2018 Dec 8 (in or before) 2019 Dec 28 (continuing) 2
Karangetang Indonesia 2018 Nov 25 2019 Dec 30 (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 Dec 19 (continuing) 1
Rincon de la Vieja Costa Rica 2018 Jul 28 2019 Jun 11 1
Mayotte France 2018 Jul 3 2019 Aug 20 (continuing) 0
Krakatau Indonesia 2018 Jun 18 2019 Dec 30 (continuing) 3
Merapi Indonesia 2018 May 11 2019 Nov 17 3
Kerinci Indonesia 2018 Apr 21 2019 Nov 5 1
Nyamuragira DR Congo 2018 Apr 18 2019 Dec 30 (continuing) 0
Mayon Philippines 2018 Jan 13 2019 Oct 12 2
Kadovar Papua New Guinea 2018 Jan 5 2019 Dec 11 (continuing) 2
Agung Indonesia 2017 Nov 21 2019 Jun 12 3
Sangeang Api Indonesia 2017 Jul 15 2019 Dec 19 (continuing) 2
Ol Doinyo Lengai Tanzania 2017 Apr 9 2019 Dec 20 (continuing) 0
Aira Japan 2017 Mar 25 2019 Dec 23 (continuing) 1
Sabancaya Peru 2016 Nov 6 2019 Dec 30 (continuing) 3
Ebeko Russia 2016 Oct 20 2019 Dec 17 (continuing) 2
Cleveland United States 2016 Apr 16 2019 Jan 16 2
Nevados de Chillan Chile 2016 Jan 8 2019 Dec 11 2
Masaya Nicaragua 2015 Oct 3 2019 Dec 26 (continuing) 1
Pacaya Guatemala 2015 Jun 7 ± 1 days 2019 Dec 30 (continuing) 1
Turrialba Costa Rica 2015 Mar 8 2019 Oct 28 2
Villarrica Chile 2014 Dec 2 ± 7 days 2019 Dec 27 (continuing) 1
Saunders United Kingdom 2014 Nov 12 2019 Dec 24 (continuing) 1
Manam Papua New Guinea 2014 Jun 29 2019 Dec 11 (continuing) 2
Semeru Indonesia 2014 Apr 1 ± 15 days 2019 Dec 27 (continuing) 3
Etna Italy 2013 Sep 3 2019 Dec 27 (continuing) 2
Heard Australia 2012 Sep 5 ± 4 days 2019 Dec 17 (continuing) 0
Bezymianny Russia 2010 May 21 (?) 2019 Dec 20 (continuing) 3
Reventador Ecuador 2008 Jul 27 2019 Dec 28 (continuing) 2
Ibu Indonesia 2008 Apr 5 2019 Dec 29 (continuing) 1
Popocatepetl Mexico 2005 Jan 9 2019 Dec 30 (continuing) 2
Suwanosejima Japan 2004 Oct 23 2019 Nov 22 (continuing) 2
Nyiragongo DR Congo 2002 May 17 (?) 2019 Dec 30 (continuing) 2
Fuego Guatemala 2002 Jan 4 2019 Dec 24 (continuing) 3
Bagana Papua New Guinea 2000 Feb 28 (in or before) 2019 Dec 19 (continuing) 2
Sheveluch Russia 1999 Aug 15 2019 Dec 30 (continuing) 4
Erebus Antarctica 1972 Dec 16 (in or before) ± 15 days 2019 Dec 29 (continuing) 2
Erta Ale Ethiopia 1967 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2019 Dec 30 (continuing) 0
Stromboli Italy 1934 Feb 2 2019 Dec 27 (continuing) 2
Dukono Indonesia 1933 Aug 13 2019 Dec 24 (continuing) 3
Santa Maria Guatemala 1922 Jun 22 2019 Dec 28 (continuing) 3
Yasur Vanuatu 1774 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2019 Dec 28 (continuing) 3

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Global Volcanism Program, 2013. Volcanoes of the World, v. 4.8.5. Venzke, E (ed.). Smithsonian Institution. Downloaded 22 Jan 2020. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.GVP.VOTW4-2013