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What was erupting in the year...?

There were 64 confirmed eruptions at some point during 1982 from 59 different volcanoes; 32 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 (17 March 2022). 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
Marapi Indonesia 1982 Dec 16 ± 15 days 1982 Dec 16 ± 15 days 1
Ioto Japan 1982 Nov 28 1982 Dec 16 (?) ± 15 days 1
Chirpoi Russia 1982 Nov 22 Unknown 2
Iliboleng Indonesia 1982 Nov 17 1982 Nov 17 2
Kusatsu-Shiranesan Japan 1982 Oct 26 1982 Dec 29 1
Lopevi Vanuatu 1982 Oct 24 1982 Oct 25 2
Cameroon Cameroon 1982 Oct 16 1982 Nov 12 2
Klyuchevskoy Russia 1982 Oct 7 1983 Jun 27 2
Akutan United States 1982 Oct 5 ± 4 days 1983 May 16 ± 15 days 2
Asamayama Japan 1982 Oct 2 1982 Oct 2 1
Kilauea United States 1982 Sep 25 1982 Sep 26 0
Wolf Ecuador 1982 Aug 28 1982 Sep 6 (?) 1
Soputan Indonesia 1982 Aug 26 1982 Nov 10 3
Raung Indonesia 1982 Jul 18 1982 Jul 20 3
Karangetang Indonesia 1982 Jul 2 ± 182 days Unknown 1
Cleft Segment Undersea Features 1982 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days Unknown 0
Nyiragongo DR Congo 1982 Jun 21 1982 Oct 17 ± 15 days 1
Monowai New Zealand 1982 May 16 ± 15 days 1982 May 16 ± 15 days 0
Kilauea United States 1982 Apr 30 1982 May 1 0
Asamayama Japan 1982 Apr 26 1982 Apr 26 2
Gaua Vanuatu 1982 Apr 18 1982 Apr 18 2
Kavachi Solomon Islands 1982 Apr 7 1982 Jun 2 ± 1 days 2
Galunggung Indonesia 1982 Apr 5 1983 Jan 8 4
Alaid Russia 1982 Mar 29 1982 Mar 29 2
El Chichon Mexico 1982 Mar 28 1982 Sep 11 5
Klyuchevskoy Russia 1982 Mar 24 1982 May 2 1
Teahitia France 1982 Mar 16 1982 May 19 0
Marapi Indonesia 1982 Mar 10 (in or before) 1982 May 16 ± 15 days 1
Ioto Japan 1982 Mar 9 1982 Mar 10 1
Macdonald Undersea Features 1982 Mar 1 1982 Jun 6 0
Concepcion Nicaragua 1982 Jan 15 ± 5 days 1982 Feb 14 ± 5 days 2
Gareloi United States 1982 Jan 15 1982 Jan 15 3
Nyamulagira DR Congo 1981 Dec 25 1982 Jan 14 3
Telica Nicaragua 1981 Nov 25 ± 5 days 1982 Mar 2 2
Ruapehu New Zealand 1981 Oct 25 (?) 1982 Apr 12 ± 3 days 1
Guagua Pichincha Ecuador 1981 Aug 31 ± 5 days 1982 Nov 16 (?) ± 15 days 1
Bezymianny Russia 1981 Jun 12 1983 May 22 3
Pagan United States 1981 May 15 1985 May 1 (in or after) 4
St. Helens United States 1980 Mar 27 1986 Oct 28 ± 3 days 5
Etna Italy 1979 Jul 3 1992 Dec 16 ± 15 days 2
Colima Mexico 1977 Dec 16 ± 15 days 1982 Jun 16 ± 15 days 1
Toya Japan 1977 Aug 7 1982 Mar 16 ± 15 days 3
Whakaari/White Island New Zealand 1976 Dec 18 1982 Jan 29 3
Axial Seamount Undersea Features 1976 Jan 1 ± 6 years 1982 (in or before) 0
Galeras Colombia 1974 Jul 2 ± 182 days 1983 Jul 2 (?) ± 182 days 1
Manam Papua New Guinea 1974 Mar 4 (?) 1999 Nov 9 (?) 3
Nevados de Chillan Chile 1973 Jul 16 ± 15 days 1986 Jul 2 ± 182 days 2
Langila Papua New Guinea 1973 Feb 24 ± 4 days 2000 Oct 16 (in or after) ± 15 days 3
Erebus Antarctica 1972 Dec 16 (in or before) ± 15 days 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Merapi Indonesia 1972 Oct 6 1985 Mar 16 ± 15 days 2
Bagana Papua New Guinea 1972 Jul 2 ± 182 days 1995 Jul 2 (in or after) ± 182 days 2
Karymsky Russia 1970 May 11 1982 Oct 11 3
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 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 0
Masaya Nicaragua 1965 Oct 10 (?) 1985 Apr 16 (?) ± 15 days 1
Pacaya Guatemala 1965 Jul 4 1989 Mar 10 3
Suwanosejima Japan 1956 Nov 16 ± 15 days 1984 May 16 ± 15 days 2
Aira Japan 1955 Oct 13 2016 Aug 22 3
Sangay Ecuador 1934 Aug 8 2011 Mar 2 3
Stromboli Italy 1934 Feb 2 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Dukono Indonesia 1933 Aug 13 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 3
Santa Maria Guatemala 1922 Jun 22 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 3
Yasur Vanuatu 1774 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 3

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Global Volcanism Program, 2013. Volcanoes of the World, v. 4.10.6 (24 Mar 2022). Venzke, E (ed.). Smithsonian Institution. Downloaded 25 May 2022. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.GVP.VOTW4-2013.