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What was erupting in the year...?

There were 83 confirmed eruptions at some point during 2022 from 79 different volcanoes; 31 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 (19 December 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
Lascar Chile 2022 Dec 10 2022 Dec 19 (continuing)
Etna Italy 2022 Nov 27 2022 Dec 19 (continuing)
Mauna Loa United States 2022 Nov 27 2022 Dec 10
Ahyi United States 2022 Nov 18 ± 1 days 2022 Dec 19 (continuing)
Klyuchevskoy Russia 2022 Nov 17 2022 Dec 19 (continuing)
San Miguel El Salvador 2022 Nov 15 2022 Nov 29
Cotopaxi Ecuador 2022 Oct 21 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 2
Kerinci Indonesia 2022 Oct 15 2022 Dec 19 (continuing)
Chirinkotan Russia 2022 Oct 7 2022 Oct 7
Taal Philippines 2022 Oct 5 2022 Oct 29 1
Nishinoshima Japan 2022 Oct 1 2022 Oct 12
Piton de la Fournaise France 2022 Sep 19 2022 Oct 5
Home Reef Tonga 2022 Sep 10 2022 Oct 17
Alaid Russia 2022 Sep 10 2022 Dec 19 (continuing)
Fagradalsfjall Iceland 2022 Aug 3 2022 Aug 21
Turrialba Costa Rica 2022 Jul 17 2022 Jul 17 1
Ioto Japan 2022 Jul 11 2022 Aug 6 ± 2 days
Ebeko Russia 2022 Jun 11 2022 Dec 19 (continuing)
Mayon Philippines 2022 Jun 6 2022 Oct 7
Bulusan Philippines 2022 Jun 5 2022 Jun 12
Ulawun Papua New Guinea 2022 Jun 2 2022 Jun 2 2
Dempo Indonesia 2022 May 31 2022 May 31
Raung Indonesia 2022 May 14 2022 Sep 27 2
Gaua Vanuatu 2022 May 3 2022 May 3 1
Poas Costa Rica 2022 Apr 6 2022 Apr 6
Purace Colombia 2022 Mar 29 2022 Mar 29 1
Kita-Ioto Japan 2022 Mar 27 2022 Mar 27
Sangeang Api Indonesia 2022 Feb 17 2022 Feb 17
Ambrym Vanuatu 2022 Jan 25 2022 Feb 2 ± 1 days 1
Chikurachki Russia 2022 Jan 17 2022 Oct 17 2
Wolf Ecuador 2022 Jan 6 2022 Apr 14 2
Piton de la Fournaise France 2021 Dec 22 2022 Jan 17 0
Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Tonga 2021 Dec 20 2022 Jan 15 5
Ambae Vanuatu 2021 Dec 5 2022 Aug 15 ± 10 days 1
Taal Philippines 2021 Nov 15 2022 Apr 1 2
Turrialba Costa Rica 2021 Nov 3 2022 Feb 28 1
Kavachi Solomon Islands 2021 Oct 2 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 0
Kilauea United States 2021 Sep 29 2023 Jan 6 (continuing) 0
Pavlof United States 2021 Aug 5 2022 Dec 7 2
Rincon de la Vieja Costa Rica 2021 Jun 28 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 2
Great Sitkin United States 2021 May 25 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 2
Krakatau Indonesia 2021 May 25 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 2
Telica Nicaragua 2021 Apr 21 2022 Mar 29 1
Semisopochnoi United States 2021 Feb 2 ± 2 days 2022 Nov 7 2
Merapi Indonesia 2020 Dec 31 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 1
San Cristobal Nicaragua 2020 Dec 27 (?) 2022 Jun 26 3
Lewotolok Indonesia 2020 Nov 27 2022 Oct 23 2
Karymsky Russia 2020 Apr 1 2022 Aug 7 3
Sangay Ecuador 2019 Mar 26 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 2
Tinakula Solomon Islands 2018 Dec 8 (in or before) 2022 Dec 12 (continuing) 2
Karangetang Indonesia 2018 Nov 25 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 2
Barren Island India 2018 Sep 25 2022 Jan 30 1
Nyamulagira DR Congo 2018 Apr 18 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 0
Kadovar Papua New Guinea 2018 Jan 5 2022 Dec 15 (continuing) 2
Ol Doinyo Lengai Tanzania 2017 Apr 9 2022 Nov 19 (continuing) 0
Aira Japan 2017 Mar 25 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 1
Bezymianny Russia 2016 Dec 5 2022 Nov 17 (continuing)
Sabancaya Peru 2016 Nov 6 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 3
Nevados de Chillan Chile 2016 Jan 8 2022 Oct 16 2
Langila Papua New Guinea 2015 Oct 22 (?) 2022 Nov 7 (continuing) 2
Masaya Nicaragua 2015 Oct 3 2022 Dec 14 (continuing) 1
Tofua Tonga 2015 Oct 2 2022 Dec 3 (continuing) 0
Villarrica Chile 2014 Dec 2 ± 7 days 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 1
Nevado del Ruiz Colombia 2014 Nov 18 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 2
Saunders United Kingdom 2014 Nov 12 2022 Nov 16 (continuing) 1
Manam Papua New Guinea 2014 Jun 29 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 4
Semeru Indonesia 2014 Apr 1 ± 15 days 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 4
Etna Italy 2013 Sep 3 2022 Jun 17 2
Heard Australia 2012 Sep 5 ± 4 days 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 0
Reventador Ecuador 2008 Jul 27 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 2
Ibu Indonesia 2008 Apr 5 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 1
Popocatepetl Mexico 2005 Jan 9 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 2
Suwanosejima Japan 2004 Oct 23 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 2
Nyiragongo DR Congo 2002 May 17 (?) 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 2
Fuego Guatemala 2002 Jan 4 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 3
Bagana Papua New Guinea 2000 Feb 28 (in or before) 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 2
Sheveluch Russia 1999 Aug 15 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 4
Erebus Antarctica 1972 Dec 16 (in or before) ± 15 days 2022 Dec 16 (continuing) 2
Erta Ale Ethiopia 1967 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 0
Stromboli Italy 1934 Feb 2 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 2
Dukono Indonesia 1933 Aug 13 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 3
Santa Maria Guatemala 1922 Jun 22 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 3
Yasur Vanuatu 1270 ± 110 years 2022 Dec 19 (continuing) 3

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Global Volcanism Program, 2023. [Database] Volcanoes of the World (v. 5.0.2; 23 Jan 2023). Distributed by Smithsonian Institution, compiled by Venzke, E. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.GVP.VOTW5-2022.5.0