Passive continental margins are not areas of convergence. There is little volcanic and earthquake activity on passive margins. Active margins are areas of convergence where one plate is descending beneath another. They are associated with volcanic and earthquake activity.
Yes, scientists use volcanoes to predict earthquake activity, because volcanic and earthquake activity go together. Volcanic eruptions spew out lava whose source is in the magma of the mantle. Earthquakes are caused by heat from the mantle making crustal [or… Full Answer
There are several volcanic zones located in the Philippines. The activity of these zones are monitored by PHILVOLCS. Some zones which have been known for activity include the Mayon volcano located in Luzon and Taal which is also located within… Full Answer
The easiest way to distinguish between volcanic ash and volcanic dust particles is to compare their diameter. Seismographs can be useful in predicting volcanic eruptions because they measure earthquake activity.