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What was erupting in the year...?

There were 54 confirmed eruptions at some point during 2022 from 54 different volcanoes; 5 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 (17 March 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
Sangeang Api Indonesia 2022 Feb 17 2022 Feb 17
Krakatau Indonesia 2022 Feb 3 2022 Feb 5
Chikurachki Russia 2022 Jan 31 2022 Feb 2 (?)
Ambrym Vanuatu 2022 Jan 25 2022 Feb 2 ± 1 days
Wolf Ecuador 2022 Jan 6 2022 Mar 17 (continuing)
Piton de la Fournaise France 2021 Dec 22 2022 Jan 17
Hunga Tonga-Hunga Ha'apai Tonga 2021 Dec 20 2022 Jan 15
Ambae Vanuatu 2021 Dec 5 2022 Feb 24 (continuing)
Turrialba Costa Rica 2021 Nov 3 2022 Mar 17 (continuing)
Kavachi Solomon Islands 2021 Oct 2 2022 Mar 17 (continuing)
Kilauea United States 2021 Sep 29 2022 Mar 17 (continuing)
Pavlof United States 2021 Aug 5 2022 Mar 17 (continuing)
Rincon de la Vieja Costa Rica 2021 Jun 28 2022 Mar 17 (continuing)
Great Sitkin United States 2021 May 25 2022 Mar 17 (continuing)
Telica Nicaragua 2021 Apr 21 2022 Mar 17 (continuing)
Semisopochnoi United States 2021 Feb 2 ± 2 days 2022 Mar 17 (continuing)
Merapi Indonesia 2020 Dec 31 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 1
San Cristobal Nicaragua 2020 Dec 27 (?) 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 3
Lewotolok Indonesia 2020 Nov 27 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Karymsky Russia 2020 Apr 1 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 3
Sangay Ecuador 2019 Mar 26 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Tinakula Solomon Islands 2018 Dec 8 (in or before) 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Karangetang Indonesia 2018 Nov 25 2022 Mar 9 (continuing) 2
Barren Island India 2018 Sep 25 2022 Mar 11 (continuing) 1
Nyamulagira DR Congo 2018 Apr 18 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 0
Kadovar Papua New Guinea 2018 Jan 5 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Ol Doinyo Lengai Tanzania 2017 Apr 9 2022 Mar 14 (continuing) 0
Aira Japan 2017 Mar 25 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 1
Sabancaya Peru 2016 Nov 6 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 3
Nevados de Chillan Chile 2016 Jan 8 2022 Mar 15 (continuing) 2
Langila Papua New Guinea 2015 Oct 22 (?) 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Masaya Nicaragua 2015 Oct 3 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 1
Tofua Tonga 2015 Oct 2 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 0
Villarrica Chile 2014 Dec 2 ± 7 days 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 1
Nevado del Ruiz Colombia 2014 Nov 18 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Saunders United Kingdom 2014 Nov 12 2022 Feb 6 (continuing) 1
Manam Papua New Guinea 2014 Jun 29 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Semeru Indonesia 2014 Apr 1 ± 15 days 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 3
Etna Italy 2013 Sep 3 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Bezymianny Russia 2010 May 21 (?) 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 3
Reventador Ecuador 2008 Jul 27 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Ibu Indonesia 2008 Apr 5 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 1
Popocatepetl Mexico 2005 Jan 9 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Suwanosejima Japan 2004 Oct 23 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Nyiragongo DR Congo 2002 May 17 (?) 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Fuego Guatemala 2002 Jan 4 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 3
Bagana Papua New Guinea 2000 Feb 28 (in or before) 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Sheveluch Russia 1999 Aug 15 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 4
Erebus Antarctica 1972 Dec 16 (in or before) ± 15 days 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Erta Ale Ethiopia 1967 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 0
Stromboli Italy 1934 Feb 2 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 2
Dukono Indonesia 1933 Aug 13 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 3
Santa Maria Guatemala 1922 Jun 22 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 3
Yasur Vanuatu 1774 Jul 2 (in or before) ± 182 days 2022 Mar 17 (continuing) 3

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Global Volcanism Program, 2013. Volcanoes of the World, v. 4.10.6 (24 Mar 2022). Venzke, E (ed.). Smithsonian Institution. Downloaded 17 May 2022. https://doi.org/10.5479/si.GVP.VOTW4-2013.