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What was erupting in the year...?

There were 73 confirmed eruptions at some point during 2019 from 71 different volcanoes; 26 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 (28 January 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
Whakaari/White Island New Zealand 2019 Dec 9 2019 Dec 9 2
Semisopochnoi United States 2019 Dec 7 2020 Mar 15 (?) 1
Nishinoshima Japan 2019 Dec 5 2020 Oct 15 ± 3 days 1
Kikai Japan 2019 Nov 2 2019 Nov 2 2
Lateiki Tonga 2019 Oct 13 2019 Oct 22 1
Asamayama Japan 2019 Aug 7 2019 Aug 25 2
Copahue Chile-Argentina 2019 Aug 2 2019 Nov 12 (?) 2
Tangkuban Parahu Indonesia 2019 Jul 26 2019 Sep 17 1
Shishaldin United States 2019 Jul 23 2020 May 4 3
Semisopochnoi United States 2019 Jul 16 2019 Aug 24 1
Ulawun Papua New Guinea 2019 Jun 26 2019 Oct 5 4
Ubinas Peru 2019 Jun 24 2019 Sep 12 2
Raikoke Russia 2019 Jun 22 2019 Jul 1 3
Piton de la Fournaise France 2019 Jun 11 2019 Oct 27 0
Great Sitkin United States 2019 Jun 1 2019 Jun 7 1
Sarychev Peak Russia 2019 May 16 2019 Oct 7 2
Colima Mexico 2019 May 11 2019 Jul 12 1
Asosan Japan 2019 Apr 16 2020 Jun 16 2
Klyuchevskoy Russia 2019 Apr 9 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 2
Sangay Ecuador 2019 Mar 26 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 2
San Cristobal Nicaragua 2019 Mar 4 2019 Mar 4 1
Piton de la Fournaise France 2019 Feb 18 2019 Mar 10 0
Tengger Caldera Indonesia 2019 Feb 18 2019 Jul 28 2
Karymsky Russia 2019 Feb 16 2019 Sep 24 2
Poas Costa Rica 2019 Feb 7 2019 Sep 30 2
Sinabung Indonesia 2019 Feb 6 (?) 2019 Jun 9 4
Tinakula Solomon Islands 2018 Dec 8 (in or before) 2021 Jan 21 (continuing) 2
Karangetang Indonesia 2018 Nov 25 2021 Jan 8 (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 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 1
Rincon de la Vieja Costa Rica 2018 Jul 28 2019 Jun 11 1
Mayotte France 2018 Jul 3 2019 Aug 20 (?) 0
Krakatau Indonesia 2018 Jun 18 2020 Apr 17 3
Merapi Indonesia 2018 May 11 2020 Jun 21 3
Kerinci Indonesia 2018 Apr 21 2020 Oct 17 1
Nyamuragira DR Congo 2018 Apr 18 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 0
Mayon Philippines 2018 Jan 13 2019 Oct 12 2
Kadovar Papua New Guinea 2018 Jan 5 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 2
Nevado del Ruiz Colombia 2017 Dec 18 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 2
Agung Indonesia 2017 Nov 21 2019 Jun 13 3
Sangeang Api Indonesia 2017 Jul 15 2020 Jun 10 2
Ol Doinyo Lengai Tanzania 2017 Apr 9 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 0
Aira Japan 2017 Mar 25 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 1
Sabancaya Peru 2016 Nov 6 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 3
Ebeko Russia 2016 Oct 20 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 2
Cleveland United States 2016 Apr 16 2019 Jan 16 2
Nevados de Chillan Chile 2016 Jan 8 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 2
Masaya Nicaragua 2015 Oct 3 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 1
Tofua Tonga 2015 Oct 2 2021 Jan 17 (continuing) 0
Pacaya Guatemala 2015 Jun 7 ± 1 days 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 1
Turrialba Costa Rica 2015 Mar 8 2019 Dec 7 2
Villarrica Chile 2014 Dec 2 ± 7 days 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 1
Saunders United Kingdom 2014 Nov 12 2021 Jan 10 (continuing) 1
Manam Papua New Guinea 2014 Jun 29 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 2
Semeru Indonesia 2014 Apr 1 ± 15 days 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 3
Etna Italy 2013 Sep 3 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 2
Heard Australia 2012 Sep 5 ± 4 days 2021 Jan 20 (continuing) 0
Bezymianny Russia 2010 May 21 (?) 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 3
Reventador Ecuador 2008 Jul 27 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 2
Ibu Indonesia 2008 Apr 5 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 1
Popocatepetl Mexico 2005 Jan 9 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 2
Suwanosejima Japan 2004 Oct 23 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 2
Nyiragongo DR Congo 2002 May 17 (?) 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 2
Fuego Guatemala 2002 Jan 4 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 3
Bagana Papua New Guinea 2000 Feb 28 (in or before) 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 2
Sheveluch Russia 1999 Aug 15 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 4
Erebus Antarctica 1972 Dec 16 (in or before) ± 15 days 2021 Jan 23 (continuing) 2
Erta Ale Ethiopia 1967 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2020 Dec 4 0
Stromboli Italy 1934 Feb 2 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 2
Dukono Indonesia 1933 Aug 13 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 3
Santa Maria Guatemala 1922 Jun 22 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 3
Yasur Vanuatu 1774 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2021 Jan 28 (continuing) 3

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Global Volcanism Program, 2013. Volcanoes of the World, v. 4.9.3 (01 Feb 2021). Venzke, E (ed.). Smithsonian Institution. Downloaded 04 Mar 2021. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.GVP.VOTW4-2013.