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What was erupting in the year...?

There were 0 confirmed eruptions at some point during 2019 from 0 different volcanoes; 0 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 (20 December 2018). 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

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Global Volcanism Program, 2013. Volcanoes of the World, v. 4.7.5. Venzke, E (ed.). Smithsonian Institution. Downloaded 17 Jan 2019. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.GVP.VOTW4-2013