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California has 20 volcanoes located across the state. While a volcanic eruption has not occurred in California since 1980, it is important to stay informed on where these volcanoes are located and what to do to prepare and respond to a potential eruption. To check for volcanoes throughout California, please check the United States Geological Survey (USGS) Webpage External link opens in new window or tab..

Resources

American Red Cross information on Volcano Preparedness External link opens in new window or tab.
Information on what to do before, during, and after a volcano eruption.

California Office of Emergency Services (Cal OES) - Earthquake, Tsunami & Volcano Programs External link opens in new window or tab.
General information promoting preparedness, awareness, and planning during a natural disaster.

CDC Key Facts About Preparing for a Volcanic Eruption External link opens in new window or tab.
How to prepare for a volcanic eruption.

Cal OES Volcano Preparedness External link opens in new window or tab.
Provide information on how to keep your family safe and minimize property damage from the impact of a volcanic eruption.

Ready.gov - Volcanoes External link opens in new window or tab.
Information on volcano and preparedness.

Ready.gov Kids - Volcanoes External link opens in new window or tab.
Information on volcano and preparedness for kids.

Questions:   Lesley Taylor | EmergencyServices@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0559
Last Reviewed: Monday, November 18, 2019
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