Asked in Science, Plate Tectonics
What does it mean when tectonic plates plates separate?
It means the plates under Earth's crust are moving away from each other. This causes earth quakes of different proportion's, also cracks in the crust of the Earth. ...
Asked in Earthquakes
How is does an earthquake work?
The Earth is divided into sections of Earth called tectonic plates. These plates float on the mantle layer of the Earth which is mostly magma. When the plates shift sometimes the rug against each other or go on top or under each other. This caused faults or weak parts which can cause an Earth Quake. ...
Asked in Earthquakes, Volcanoes
How earthquakes change the earth Include earthquakes that happen under the sea?
earthquakes change the earth because the tectonic plates move, this also happens under the sea. ...
Asked in California, Earthquakes
Why California have an earthquake?
California has earth quakes because it is on plates under neath the earth once the plates move the ground shakes. Its kind of like Haiti. Its right were the tectonic plates move and because of convection currents and other things the earth spreads a part from eachother, like how we were in Pangaea. ...
Asked in Mountains, Earthquakes, Plate Tectonics
What are mountains that are formed by pushing plates together?
their was no mountains when you push the plates together they are just normal mountains and when you push them apart they formed a volcano and when plates pushed out under the earth they formed earthquake ...