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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:

Jump to: 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011: Jan - Feb - Mar - Apr - May - Jun - Jul - Aug - Sep - Oct - Nov - Dec | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | 2017 | 2018 | 2019 | 2020 | 2021
Map of active volcanoes with reports (news or ash advisories) in 2011
El HierroCanary Islands (Spain)24n/a24
EtnaSicily, Italy23n/a23
KrakatauSunda Strait, Indonesia11n/a11
KirishimaKyushu, Japan10n/a10
Puyehue-Cordón CaulleCentral Chile and Argentina, South America10n/a10
StromboliEolian Islands, Italy7n/a7
BromoEast Java, Indonesia5n/a5
KatlaSouthern Iceland5n/a5
DiengCentral Java, Indonesia3n/a3
Lokon-EmpungNorth Sulawesi, Indonesia3n/a3
SantoriniCyclades, Greece3n/a3
HudsonSouthern Chile and Argentina, South America2n/a2
Jebel ZubairRed Sea, Yemen2n/a2
GamalamaHalmahera, Indonesia2n/a2
SemeruEast Java, Indonesia2n/a2
IjenEast Java, Indonesia2n/a2
Rabaul (Tavurvur)New Britain, Papua New Guinea2n/a2
SorikmarapiSumatra, Indonesia2n/a2
Asocentral Kyushu, Japan2n/a2
TaalLuzon, Philippines2n/a2
KarangetangSiau Island, Sangihe Islands, Indonesia2n/a2
BulusanLuzon Island, Philippines2n/a2
RuapehuNorth Island, New Zealand1n/a1
SundoroCentral Java, Indonesia1n/a1
DukonoHalmahera, Indonesia1n/a1
SakurajimaKyushu, Japan1n/a1
MayonLuzon Island, Philippines1n/a1
BardarbungaCentral Iceland1n/a1
PoasCosta Rica1n/a1
Nevado del RuizColombia1n/a1
LewotobiFlores, Indonesia1n/a1
RanakahFlores, Indonesia1n/a1
TamboraSumbawa, Indonesia1n/a1
SoputanNorth Sulawesi, Indonesia1n/a1
MerapiCentral Java, Indonesia1n/a1
YasurTanna Island, Vanuatu1n/a1

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