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Recent Volcanic Eruptions 

 
Date Volcano name Location Height Volcano Type Eruption Type
January 30, 1998 Klyuchevskaya Kamchatka, Russia, 56° 38' N, 161° 19' E 15,584 ft Strato volcano Strombolian
January 25-28, 1998 Axial Seamount 45.55° N, 
130° W
500 feet above sea floor Seamount Unknown 
/Seismic activity
January 26, 1998  Karymsky Kamchatka Peninsula, 54° N, 159.5° E 4,874 feet  Strato volcano Vulcanian
January 24, 1998 Sakura-Jima Japan 
31.58° N, 130.67° E
3,663 feet Strato Volcano Strombolian
January 16, 1998 Mt. Etna Italy, island of Sicily, 
37.7° N, 15° E
10,991 ft Strato volcano 
Shield
Strombolian
January 15, 1998 Kilauea Hawaii, island of Hawaii, 
19.452° N, 155.292° W
4,009 feet Shield Hawaiian
January 9, 1998 Merapi Indonesia, island of Java, 
7.54° S, 110.44° E
9,458 ft Strato volcano Vulcanian
January 2, 1998 Popocatepetl Mexico, 
19° N, 98.6° W
17,883 ft Strato volcano Vulcanian
December 26, 1997 Soufriere Hills Montserrat 
16.7° N, 62.2° W
3,002 feet  Strato volcano Vulcanian
December 24, 1997 Popocatepetl Mexico, 
19° N, 98.6° W
17,883 ft Strato volcano Vulcanian

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