- Fogo in the Cape Verde Islands erupted on April 2, 1995 for the first time since 1951, per the
- On July 30, 1995 an 8.1 magnitude earthquake struck near Antofagasta, Chile. A magnitude 8.0
earthquake stuck the Kuril Islands, just north of Japan, on December 3, 1995, causing the Pacific
Tsunami Warning Center to issue an alert to the entire Pacific basin, from Alaska to the Philippines.
- New Zealand's Mount Ruapehu sprang back to life in 1995 with a mushroom cloud that marked the
largest eruption of the mountain in 50 years, and the New Zealand Civil Defence reported an
eruption on June 17, 1996 with an ash plume 8 miles high.
- On the Caribbean island of Montserrat a long dormant volcano become active during 1995 in an
area not known for seismic activity.
- Japan's Mount Hosshu erupted in 1995 for the first time in 257 years.
- Cerro Negro in Nicaragua reawakened on November 19, 1995, per the Institute Nicaraguense.
- Yellowstone National Park, crossed by five major geological fault lines, sits above a caldera that
is pushing upward under Yellowstone Lake, causing the water level to rise, per an article in the
New York Times on November 26, 1995. Where quakes as large as 7.5 in 1959 and 7.3 in 1983 have
occurred in the Yellowstone area, seismic activity has recently been picking up. Over 1,200 quakes
have rattled Yellowstone during 1995, up from 800 in 1994 and 179 in 1993.
- On December 23, 1995, Shisbaldin on the Unimak Island in the Aleutians erupted, per the Alaska
The Quake Watch extreme quake and volcano map at the end of 1995 looked like this.