Chemistry- Volcanoes and Earthquakes

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  • Earthquakes and Volcanoes occur at the boundries between tectonic plates.
  • As plates move past, over, under or apart from eachother, hot magma from the mantle can escape resulting in a volcano.
  • Friction between the moving plates can make them move in sudden jerks causing earthquakes.

Warning signs before an Earthquake:

  • Increased seismic


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