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What was erupting in the year...?

There were 63 confirmed eruptions at some point during 1992 from 57 different volcanoes; 27 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 (15 October 2021). 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
Seguam United States 1992 Dec 27 1992 Dec 30 2
Akutan United States 1992 Dec 18 Unknown 1
McDonald Islands Australia 1992 Dec 16 ± 15 days Unknown 0
Fukutoku-Oka-no-Ba Japan 1992 Nov 10 1993 Sep 9 (?) 1
Krakatau Indonesia 1992 Nov 7 1993 Oct 16 ± 15 days 1
Poas Costa Rica 1992 Oct 16 ± 15 days 1993 Sep 16 ± 15 days 0
Klyuchevskoy Russia 1992 Sep 12 1993 Sep 12 ± 1 days 2
Villarrica Chile 1992 Sep 11 1992 Dec 16 (in or after) ± 15 days 1
Piton de la Fournaise France 1992 Aug 27 1992 Sep 23 1
Llaima Chile 1992 Aug 23 1992 Sep 2 1
Copahue Chile-Argentina 1992 Jul 22 1993 Jul 2 ± 182 days 2
Pinatubo Philippines 1992 Jul 9 (in or before) 1992 Oct 30 1
Bogoslof United States 1992 Jul 6 1992 Jul 24 3
Spurr United States 1992 Jun 27 1992 Sep 17 4
Kanlaon Philippines 1992 Jun 10 1992 Jun 10 2
Heard Australia 1992 May 29 (?) Unknown 0
Asosan Japan 1992 Apr 23 1993 Jun 10 (?) 2
Pagan United States 1992 Apr 13 1992 Apr 13 1
Cerro Negro Nicaragua 1992 Apr 9 1992 Apr 14 3
Awu Indonesia 1992 Apr 7 ± 9 days Unknown 1
Bezymianny Russia 1992 Mar 12 1992 Jun 12 2
Akutan United States 1992 Mar 8 1992 May 21 2
Poas Costa Rica 1992 Feb 16 ± 15 days 1992 Mar 16 ± 15 days 1
Ruapehu New Zealand 1992 Feb 8 1992 Mar 6 1
Klyuchevskoy Russia 1992 Jan 25 1992 May 25 (?) 2
Merapi Indonesia 1992 Jan 20 2002 Oct 19 (?) 2
Kanlaon Philippines 1992 Jan 8 1992 Jan 8 1
Etna Italy 1991 Dec 14 1993 Mar 30 2
Northern EPR at 9.8°N Undersea Features 1991 Dec 1 ± 30 days 1992 Feb 4 ± 30 days 0
Kirishimayama Japan 1991 Dec 1 1992 Apr 19 1
Westdahl United States 1991 Nov 29 1992 Jan 14 3
Lascar Chile 1991 Oct 21 1992 May 23 (?) 2
Nyamulagira DR Congo 1991 Sep 20 1993 Feb 8 3
Karangetang Indonesia 1991 Jul 2 (in or before) 1993 Dec 31 (in or after) 2
Soputan Indonesia 1991 May 22 1996 Sep 29 (in or after) 2
Lokon-Empung Indonesia 1991 May 17 1992 Jan 16 ± 15 days 3
Lewotobi Indonesia 1991 May 11 1992 Dec 31 (in or after) 1
Rincon de la Vieja Costa Rica 1991 May 7 1992 Sep 16 ± 15 days 2
Unzendake Japan 1990 Nov 17 1995 Feb 16 ± 15 days 1
Sabancaya Peru 1990 May 28 1998 Sep 16 (?) ± 15 days 3
Suwanosejima Japan 1990 Apr 16 ± 15 days 1996 Jul 14 2
Sheveluch Russia 1990 Jan 10 1995 Feb 16 ± 15 days 3
Galeras Colombia 1990 Jan 7 1992 Jul 16 2
Pacaya Guatemala 1990 Jan 4 (?) 2000 Mar 1 3
Etna Italy 1989 Dec 16 1992 May 23 3
Marapi Indonesia 1987 Jan 15 1994 Aug 12 (in or after) 2
Whakaari/White Island New Zealand 1986 Feb 1 (?) 1994 Jul 28 3
Kilauea United States 1983 Jan 3 2018 Sep 5 3
Ol Doinyo Lengai Tanzania 1983 Jan 1 1993 Sep 24 2
Etna Italy 1979 Jul 3 1992 Dec 16 ± 15 days 2
Manam Papua New Guinea 1974 Mar 4 (?) 1999 Nov 9 (?) 3
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 2021 Oct 15 (continuing) 2
Bagana Papua New Guinea 1972 Jul 2 ± 182 days 1995 Jul 2 (in or after) ± 182 days 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 2021 Oct 15 (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 2021 Oct 14 (continuing) 2
Dukono Indonesia 1933 Aug 13 2021 Oct 14 (continuing) 3
Santa Maria Guatemala 1922 Jun 22 2021 Oct 14 (continuing) 3
Yasur Vanuatu 1774 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2021 Oct 14 (continuing) 3

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Global Volcanism Program, 2013. Volcanoes of the World, v. 4.10.3 (15 Oct 2021). Venzke, E (ed.). Smithsonian Institution. Downloaded 18 Oct 2021. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.GVP.VOTW4-2013.