SURVIVAL ESSENTIALS

How To Stay Safe During A Volcanic Eruption And Ash Fallout

survive a volcanic eruption

There are several types of volcanic eruptions. There are phreatomagmatic, magmatic, and phreatic eruptions where lava, tephra (lapilli, volcanic bombs, ash, and volcanic blocks), and assorted gases, shot into the the air from a volcanic vent. Some volcanoes might show just one characteristic type of eruption, while others may display an entire sequence of activities. If you live or happen …