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The present list contains all volcanoes, which have received updates (news) or Volcanic Ash Advisories (VAAC) reports during the selected (or current) year / month. It fairly well reflects which volcanoes have been most active during this time.
However, it is not the same as the number of volcanoes that have actually erupted, because it includes volcanoes that have only shown unrest (but no eruption following) or were updated for other interesting events as well. Although quite close, the data is not complete for a variety of reasons, mainly:
- Some eruptions world-wide still go unnoticed, especially in remote areas, as well as most submarine ones.
- Some volcanoes might erupt or be in near-persistent eruption without triggering VAAC reports.
- As we are a small team only, we can not provide complete cover of all eruptions occurring (contributions welcome!)
- VAAC reports are available from Nov 2012 on while our systematic collection of volcano news goes back to 2008.


Volcano statistics:

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Map of active volcanoes with reports (news or ash advisories) in 2020
PopocatépetlCentral Mexico329681000
Asocentral Kyushu, Japan14669683
DukonoHalmahera, Indonesia10588598
SakurajimaKyushu, Japan27561588
EbekoParamushir Island, Kuril Islands15224239
Suwanose-jimaRyukyu-eilanden, Japan21202223
Nevados de ChillánCentral Chile12197209
SemeruEast Java, Indonesia13176189
Nishino-shimaVolcano Islands, Japan15149164
IbuHalmahera, Indonesia8113121
Nevado del RuizColombia5116121
Kuchinoerabu-jimaRyukyu-eilanden, Japan128597
TaalLuzon, Philippines186381
SinabungSumatra, Indonesia126375
EtnaSicily, Italy193756
KadovarNortheast of New Guinea, Papua New Guinea53641
KrakatauSunda Strait, Indonesia93140
ShishaldinAleutian Islands, Alaska142539
YasurTanna Island, Vanuatu73037
BezymiannyCentraal Kamchatka Depressie, Kamchatka33235
KerinciSumatra, Indonesia42832
MerapiCentral Java, Indonesia82331
VillarricaCentral Chile111627
ManamPapua New Guinea22426
Mauna LoaBig Island, Hawai'i22-22
Piton de la FournaiseLa Réunion20222
LangilaNew Britain, Papua New Guinea11920
Rincón de la ViejaCosta Rica12618
ReykjanesReykjanes peninsula (SW Iceland)14-14
White IslandNew Zealand11-11
ClevelandAleutian Islands, Alaska5611
StromboliEolian Islands, Italy9-9
MayonLuzon Island, Philippines9-9
SemisopochnoiUnited States, Aleutian Islands8-8
RuapehuNorth Island, New Zealand8-8
Sangeang ApiIndonesia167
Great SitkinUnited States, Aleutian Islands7-7
BaganaBougainville Island, Papua New Guinea257
CanlaonCentral Philippines, Philippines6-6
RaungEast Java, Indonesia336
TurrialbaCosta Rica5-5
MakushinAleutian Islands5-5
Planchón-PeteroaCentral Chile and Argentina, South America-55
SoputanNorth Sulawesi, Indonesia224
KikaiRyukyu-eilanden, Japan224
BardarbungaCentral Iceland4-4
FernandinaGalápagos Islands, Ecuador3-3
LaninCentral Chile and Argentina, South America123
KirishimaKyushu, Japan3-3
VeniaminofAlaska Peninsula, USA3-3
AsamaHonshu, Japan3-3
PavlofAlaska Peninsula, USA3-3
PoasCosta Rica3-3
KatlaSouthern Iceland2-2
Laguna del MauleCentral Chile2-2
Campi Flegrei (Phlegrean Fields)Italy2-2
Kusatsu-ShiraneHonshu, Japan2-2
LonquimayCentral Chile and Argentina, South America-22
LoihiUnited States, Hawaiian Islands1-1
BulusanLuzon Island, Philippines1-1
Erta AleDanakil depression, Ethiopia1-1
San MiguelEl Salvador1-1
SlametCentral Java, Indonesia1-1
Soufrière de GuadeloupeWest Indies, France1-1
KatmaiAlaska Peninsula, USA1-1
SuretamataiBanks Islands, Vanuatu1-1
IjenEast Java, Indonesia1-1
AntillancaCentral Chile and Argentina, South America1-1
KarangetangSiau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia1-1
AzumaHonshu, Japan1-1
YellowstoneWyoming, USA1-1
GamalamaHalmahera, Indonesia1-1
KavachiSolomon Islands1-1
El MistiPeru1-1

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