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Volcano and Earthquake Patterns

We will be adding volcanoes to our Earthquake tracking map. Please follow the
following directions.
The purpose of this activity is to determine where most earthquakes and volcanoes
occur on Earth.
1. You will need your Earthquake tracking map for this activity.
2. You already plotted 20 earthquakes on your map. Now, you will add
3. Plot the location (using latitude and longitude) of each volcano listed in the
table below. Each point represents a volcanic eruption that has taken place
in the past or a volcano that is currently active. Number each volcano and
then shade in each circle with a YELLOW colored pencil.


Longitud Latitude Name & Location


84 W

10 N

19 W

63 N

118 E

8 S

122 W

46 N

144 E

43 N

177 E

38 S

146 E

18 N

120 E

15 N

155 W

20 N

Poas, Costa Rica

Eyjafjallajokull, Iceland
Tambora, Indonesia
(1815 *largest
eruption in historic
Mt. St. Helens,
Washington U.S.
Mashu, Japan (970
White Island, New
Zealand (active since
Alamagan, Mariana
Islands (1887)
Mt. Pinatubo,
Philippines (1991)
Kiauea, Hawaii (active

since 1983)

15 E

40 N


111 W

44 N


71 W

16 S

Mt. Vesuvius, Italy

Yellowstone, Wyoming
(640,000 years ago)
Ubinas, Peru (1956)