Asked in Earthquakes, Volcanoes
Can earthquakes cause volcano erruptions?
Earthquakes can cause volcanos to errupt by the plates moving and crashing into one other which creates an earthquake(when plates collide it causs an earthquake) so the force of the earthquake causes a volcano erruption. ...
Asked in Volcanoes
What does come out of a volcano when it explodes?
well depend on the erruption of the volcano! many volcano's errupt and spew lava. but some volcano's errupt and cause a pyroclastic flow which is very dangerous. if you look back to when the pompeii volcano errupted you willl see that the pyroclastic flow killed everyone in the village. :) ...
Asked in Geology, Volcanoes, Plate Tectonics
Why do volcanos errupt?
The volcanic chamber underneath the volcano produces the hot lava and when is too hot, the chamber sends an outburst of lots of lava and volcanic bombs (which are hot, hard, lava). If the volcano is strong enough, the lava comes out of the top of the volcano and runs down the sides. The lava cools down as it goes down and so the lava that is left to cool on the volcano, forms another layer to the volcano and increases...