Volcanic Eruptions

A rumble deep inside Earth. Hot, flowing magma is trapped and needs a way to escape. Pressure builds and causes a break in the surface. Eruption! Volcanic eruptions can shoot lava, ash and smoke over a huge area. Why do they happen? Learn about volcanoes, what causes them and how to be prepared.


Deep underwater, something shifts. Ocean water pulls back from the shore, then comes flooding back. It’s a tsunami! These massive waves happen when earthquakes or other actions cause huge amounts of water to shift. Learn about tsunamis, pay attention to warnings and stay safe.