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What was erupting in the year...?

There were 73 confirmed eruptions at some point during 2019 from 70 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 (4 June 2020). 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 Jun 4 (continuing) 1
Kikai Japan 2019 Nov 2 2019 Nov 2 2
Klyuchevskoy Russia 2019 Oct 24 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 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 4 (continuing) 2
Klyuchevskoy Russia 2019 Apr 9 2019 Jul 2 2
Sangay Ecuador 2019 Mar 26 2020 Jun 4 (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) 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 2
Karangetang Indonesia 2018 Nov 25 2020 Jun 4 (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 2020 May 22 (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 Jun 4 (continuing) 3
Merapi Indonesia 2018 May 11 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 3
Kerinci Indonesia 2018 Apr 21 2020 Apr 14 1
Nyamuragira DR Congo 2018 Apr 18 2020 Jun 1 (continuing) 0
Mayon Philippines 2018 Jan 13 2019 Oct 12 2
Kadovar Papua New Guinea 2018 Jan 5 2020 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Nevado del Ruiz Colombia 2017 Dec 18 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 2
Agung Indonesia 2017 Nov 21 2019 Jun 13 3
Sangeang Api Indonesia 2017 Jul 15 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 2
Ol Doinyo Lengai Tanzania 2017 Apr 9 2020 Jun 2 (continuing) 0
Aira Japan 2017 Mar 25 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 1
Sabancaya Peru 2016 Nov 6 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 3
Ebeko Russia 2016 Oct 20 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 2
Cleveland United States 2016 Apr 16 2019 Jan 16 2
Nevados de Chillan Chile 2016 Jan 8 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 2
Masaya Nicaragua 2015 Oct 3 2020 May 18 (continuing) 1
Pacaya Guatemala 2015 Jun 7 ± 1 days 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 1
Turrialba Costa Rica 2015 Mar 8 2019 Oct 28 2
Villarrica Chile 2014 Dec 2 ± 7 days 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 1
Saunders United Kingdom 2014 Nov 12 2020 Jun 1 (continuing) 1
Manam Papua New Guinea 2014 Jun 29 2020 May 14 (continuing) 2
Semeru Indonesia 2014 Apr 1 ± 15 days 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 3
Etna Italy 2013 Sep 3 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 2
Heard Australia 2012 Sep 5 ± 4 days 2020 May 3 (continuing) 0
Bezymianny Russia 2010 May 21 (?) 2020 Jun 3 (continuing) 3
Reventador Ecuador 2008 Jul 27 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 2
Ibu Indonesia 2008 Apr 5 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 1
Popocatepetl Mexico 2005 Jan 9 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 2
Suwanosejima Japan 2004 Oct 23 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 2
Nyiragongo DR Congo 2002 May 17 (?) 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 2
Fuego Guatemala 2002 Jan 4 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 3
Bagana Papua New Guinea 2000 Feb 28 (in or before) 2020 Jun 2 (continuing) 2
Sheveluch Russia 1999 Aug 15 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 4
Erebus Antarctica 1972 Dec 16 (in or before) ± 15 days 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 2
Erta Ale Ethiopia 1967 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2020 Mar 4 0
Stromboli Italy 1934 Feb 2 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 2
Dukono Indonesia 1933 Aug 13 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 3
Santa Maria Guatemala 1922 Jun 22 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 3
Yasur Vanuatu 1774 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2020 Jun 4 (continuing) 3

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Global Volcanism Program, 2013. Volcanoes of the World, v. 4.9.0 (04 Jun 2020). Venzke, E (ed.). Smithsonian Institution. Downloaded 12 Jul 2020. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.GVP.VOTW4-2013.