What Is Volcanic Eruption?

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A volcanic eruption is a sudden blast of steam and volcanic material from a volcano. Any eruptions within a 168 hour period are considered single eruptions.
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1. Check with the local police department to find out what type of community evacuation plan is in place, if you live anywhere near a volcano. 2. Learn your community's warning system
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1. Evaluate sites for risk of volcanic disasters before even putting up structures in these sites. Ad. 2. Reinforce existing building structures and build protective works such as
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smoke comes out of the mountain. earthquakes. animal flees.
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Discharging of fumes, dust and lava from volcanoes. They have damaging potential in addition to those of being physically overpowering by the lava flow or the ash or dust fallout.
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When a volcano erupts, hot magma (molten rock), gases and volcanic ash are emitted. The explosiveness of the eruption depends on the consistency of the magma and the amount of pressure built up prior to eruption.
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