Since volcanoes erupt different from eachother, depending on the kind of rising magma as well as other factors (see Introduction to eruptions), we can distinguish various
eruption types/styles. The most known types of eruptions are represented by the eruptions observed on:
However, most of the volcanic eruptions take place unseen on the ocean floor. Therefore, they are called submarine eruptions. Other types of eruptions include hydrovolcanic eruptions.