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What was erupting in the year...?

There were 85 confirmed eruptions at some point during 2022 from 80 different volcanoes; 33 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 (15 December 2023). 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
Barren Island India 2022 Dec 30 2023 Aug 18 2
Lascar Chile 2022 Dec 10 2023 Feb 21 (?) 3
Mauna Loa United States 2022 Nov 27 2022 Dec 10 0
Etna Italy 2022 Nov 27 2023 Dec 14 (continuing) 1
Ahyi United States 2022 Nov 18 ± 1 days 2023 Jun 11 1
Klyuchevskoy Russia 2022 Nov 17 2022 Nov 25 (?) 1
San Miguel El Salvador 2022 Nov 15 2023 May 27 2
Cotopaxi Ecuador 2022 Oct 21 2023 Jul 6 2
Kerinci Indonesia 2022 Oct 15 2023 Feb 27 2
Chirinkotan Russia 2022 Oct 7 2022 Oct 7 2
Taal Philippines 2022 Oct 5 2022 Oct 29 1
Nishinoshima Japan 2022 Oct 1 2023 Oct 13 2
Piton de la Fournaise France 2022 Sep 19 2022 Oct 5 0
Alaid Russia 2022 Sep 10 2022 Nov 26 2
Home Reef Tonga 2022 Sep 10 2022 Oct 17 2
Kaitoku Seamount Japan 2022 Aug 18 2023 Jan 26 0
Fagradalsfjall Iceland 2022 Aug 3 2022 Aug 21 0
Turrialba Costa Rica 2022 Jul 17 2022 Jul 17 1
Ioto Japan 2022 Jul 11 2022 Dec 11 1
Ebeko Russia 2022 Jun 11 2023 Dec 15 (continuing) 2
Mayon Philippines 2022 Jun 6 2022 Oct 7 0
Bulusan Philippines 2022 Jun 5 2022 Jun 12 2
Ulawun Papua New Guinea 2022 Jun 2 2022 Jun 2 2
Dempo Indonesia 2022 May 31 2022 May 31 1
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 1
Purace Colombia 2022 Mar 29 2022 Mar 29 1
Kita-Ioto Japan 2022 Mar 27 2022 Mar 27 1
Sangeang Api Indonesia 2022 Feb 17 2022 Feb 17 2
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 2023 Dec 11 (continuing) 0
Kilauea United States 2021 Sep 29 2023 Sep 16 0
Pavlof United States 2021 Aug 5 2022 Dec 7 2
Rincon de la Vieja Costa Rica 2021 Jun 28 2023 Dec 15 (continuing) 2
Great Sitkin United States 2021 May 25 2023 Dec 15 (continuing) 2
Krakatau Indonesia 2021 May 25 2023 Dec 14 (continuing) 2
Telica Nicaragua 2021 Apr 21 2022 Mar 29 1
Semisopochnoi United States 2021 Feb 2 ± 2 days 2023 May 5 2
Merapi Indonesia 2020 Dec 31 2023 Dec 14 (continuing) 1
San Cristobal Nicaragua 2020 Dec 27 (?) 2022 Jun 26 2
Lewotolok Indonesia 2020 Nov 27 2023 Dec 14 (continuing) 2
Karymsky Russia 2020 Apr 1 2022 Aug 7 3
Sangay Ecuador 2019 Mar 26 2023 Dec 15 (continuing) 2
Tinakula Solomon Islands 2018 Dec 8 (in or before) 2023 Sep 23 (continuing) 2
Karangetang Indonesia 2018 Nov 25 2023 Nov 24 (continuing) 2
Barren Island India 2018 Sep 25 2022 Jan 30 1
Nyamulagira DR Congo 2018 Apr 18 2023 Dec 14 (continuing) 0
Kadovar Papua New Guinea 2018 Jan 5 2023 May 14 2
Semeru Indonesia 2017 Jun 6 2023 Dec 14 (continuing) 4
Ol Doinyo Lengai Tanzania 2017 Apr 9 2023 Dec 9 (continuing) 0
Aira Japan 2017 Mar 25 2023 Dec 14 (continuing) 1
Bezymianny Russia 2016 Dec 5 2023 Dec 15 (continuing) 3
Sabancaya Peru 2016 Nov 6 2023 Dec 15 (continuing) 3
Nevados de Chillan Chile 2016 Jan 8 2022 Oct 17 2
Langila Papua New Guinea 2015 Oct 22 (?) 2023 Nov 24 (continuing) 2
Masaya Nicaragua 2015 Oct 3 2023 Dec 13 (continuing) 1
Tofua Tonga 2015 Oct 2 2023 Dec 13 (continuing) 0
Villarrica Chile 2014 Dec 2 ± 7 days 2023 Dec 15 (continuing) 3
Nevado del Ruiz Colombia 2014 Nov 18 2023 Dec 15 (continuing) 2
Saunders United Kingdom 2014 Nov 12 2023 Oct 4 (continuing) 1
Manam Papua New Guinea 2014 Jun 29 2023 Dec 15 (continuing) 4
Etna Italy 2013 Sep 3 2022 Jun 17 3
Heard Australia 2012 Sep 5 ± 4 days 2023 Dec 11 (continuing) 0
Reventador Ecuador 2008 Jul 27 2023 Dec 15 (continuing) 2
Ibu Indonesia 2008 Apr 5 2023 Dec 14 (continuing) 1
Popocatepetl Mexico 2005 Jan 9 2023 Dec 15 (continuing) 2
Suwanosejima Japan 2004 Oct 23 2023 Dec 14 (continuing) 2
Nyiragongo DR Congo 2002 May 17 (?) 2023 Oct 24 (continuing) 2
Fuego Guatemala 2002 Jan 4 2023 Dec 15 (continuing) 3
Bagana Papua New Guinea 2000 Feb 28 (in or before) 2023 Dec 14 (continuing) 2
Sheveluch Russia 1999 Aug 15 2023 Dec 15 (continuing) 4
Erebus Antarctica 1972 Dec 16 (in or before) ± 15 days 2023 Dec 11 (continuing) 2
Erta Ale Ethiopia 1967 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2023 Dec 14 (continuing) 0
Stromboli Italy 1934 Feb 2 2023 Dec 14 (continuing) 2
Dukono Indonesia 1933 Aug 13 2023 Dec 14 (continuing) 3
Santa Maria Guatemala 1922 Jun 22 2023 Dec 15 (continuing) 3
Yasur Vanuatu 1270 ± 110 years 2023 Dec 14 (continuing) 3

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Global Volcanism Program, 2023. [Database] Volcanoes of the World (v. 5.1.5; 15 Dec 2023). Distributed by Smithsonian Institution, compiled by Venzke, E. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.GVP.VOTW5-2023.5.1