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What was erupting in the year...?

There were 63 confirmed eruptions at some point during 2022 from 63 different volcanoes; 12 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 (5 June 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
Bulusan Philippines 2022 Jun 5 2022 Jun 5 (continuing)
Ulawun Papua New Guinea 2022 Jun 2 2022 Jun 2 2
Dempo Indonesia 2022 May 31 2022 May 31
Gaua Vanuatu 2022 May 3 2022 May 3
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
Taal Philippines 2022 Mar 25 2022 Mar 26
Sangeang Api Indonesia 2022 Feb 17 2022 Feb 17
Chikurachki Russia 2022 Jan 31 2022 Feb 2 (?)
Ambrym Vanuatu 2022 Jan 25 2022 Feb 2 ± 1 days
Wolf Ecuador 2022 Jan 6 2022 May 5
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 Jun 3 (continuing) 1
Turrialba Costa Rica 2021 Nov 3 2022 Feb 28 1
Kavachi Solomon Islands 2021 Oct 2 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 0
Kilauea United States 2021 Sep 29 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 0
Pavlof United States 2021 Aug 5 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Rincon de la Vieja Costa Rica 2021 Jun 28 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Great Sitkin United States 2021 May 25 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Krakatau Indonesia 2021 May 25 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Telica Nicaragua 2021 Apr 21 2022 Mar 29 1
Semisopochnoi United States 2021 Feb 2 ± 2 days 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Merapi Indonesia 2020 Dec 31 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 1
San Cristobal Nicaragua 2020 Dec 27 (?) 2022 May 11 (continuing) 3
Lewotolok Indonesia 2020 Nov 27 2022 Jun 2 (continuing) 2
Karymsky Russia 2020 Apr 1 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 3
Sangay Ecuador 2019 Mar 26 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Tinakula Solomon Islands 2018 Dec 8 (in or before) 2022 May 16 (continuing) 2
Karangetang Indonesia 2018 Nov 25 2022 Jun 2 (continuing) 2
Barren Island India 2018 Sep 25 2022 Jan 30 1
Nyamulagira DR Congo 2018 Apr 18 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 0
Kadovar Papua New Guinea 2018 Jan 5 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Ol Doinyo Lengai Tanzania 2017 Apr 9 2022 May 23 (continuing) 0
Aira Japan 2017 Mar 25 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 1
Sabancaya Peru 2016 Nov 6 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 3
Nevados de Chillan Chile 2016 Jan 8 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Langila Papua New Guinea 2015 Oct 22 (?) 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Masaya Nicaragua 2015 Oct 3 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 1
Tofua Tonga 2015 Oct 2 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 0
Villarrica Chile 2014 Dec 2 ± 7 days 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 1
Nevado del Ruiz Colombia 2014 Nov 18 2022 May 9 (continuing) 2
Saunders United Kingdom 2014 Nov 12 2022 Feb 6 (continuing) 1
Manam Papua New Guinea 2014 Jun 29 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Semeru Indonesia 2014 Apr 1 ± 15 days 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 3
Etna Italy 2013 Sep 3 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Heard Australia 2012 Sep 5 ± 4 days 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 0
Bezymianny Russia 2010 May 21 (?) 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 3
Reventador Ecuador 2008 Jul 27 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Ibu Indonesia 2008 Apr 5 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 1
Popocatepetl Mexico 2005 Jan 9 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Suwanosejima Japan 2004 Oct 23 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Nyiragongo DR Congo 2002 May 17 (?) 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Fuego Guatemala 2002 Jan 4 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 3
Bagana Papua New Guinea 2000 Feb 28 (in or before) 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Sheveluch Russia 1999 Aug 15 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 4
Erebus Antarctica 1972 Dec 16 (in or before) ± 15 days 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 2
Erta Ale Ethiopia 1967 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 0
Stromboli Italy 1934 Feb 2 2022 Jun 2 (continuing) 2
Dukono Indonesia 1933 Aug 13 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 3
Santa Maria Guatemala 1922 Jun 22 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 3
Yasur Vanuatu 1774 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2022 Jun 3 (continuing) 3

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Global Volcanism Program, 2013. Volcanoes of the World, v. 4.11.0 (08 Jun 2022). Venzke, E (ed.). Smithsonian Institution. Downloaded 11 Aug 2022. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.GVP.VOTW4-2013.