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Why We Have Earthquakes, Volcanoes and Tsunamis – – In Two Easy Steps.

September 21, 2013 – – Why We Have Earthquake and Volcanoes: (A) Radiating heat from the core causes convection currents in the mantle of the earth. (B) These convection currents push and pull on the tectonic plates, causing the plates … Continue reading

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Mount Marapi (Merapi) Erupts in Indoesia.

March 1, 2012: Mount Marapi in Indonesia’s West Sumatra briefly erupts: Mount Marapi (Merapi), a volcano located in the Indonesian province of West Sumatra, briefly erupted early Wednesday morning, officials said. It comes after activity was also reported at the volcano … Continue reading

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