Give reasons for the following:
Volcanic activity and earthquakes occur in the same belt.

Asked by sanu123736 | 7th Jun, 2015, 03:17: PM

Expert Answer:

Earthquakes occur when two tectonic plates collide against each other. The weaker plate tends to shift under the crust and melts into magma resulting into volcanic activity. This is the reason that volcanic activity and earthquakes occur in the same belt.

Answered by Shubhali Kulshrestha | 8th Jun, 2015, 02:59: PM

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