Can volcanoes erupt within one week of first activity?

Answer Yes, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. For example, on December 13, 1989, the Redoubt Volcano in Alaska erupted after only 24 hours of intense earthquakes. Mount Saint Helens' first steam er... Read More »

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Why do volcanoes erupt in the Caribbean?

The Caribbean Islands are a collection of islands that lie on the Caribbean tectonic plate. Some are still volcanic to this day.Island CreationVolcanoes are openings in the earth's crust where volc... Read More »

How many volcanoes erupt per year?

On average, there are 50 to 60 volcanic eruptions a year. Of those, 20 to 30 are lava flows and 20 to 30 are explosions. Over the course of the 20th century, there were 360 volcano eruptions.Source... Read More »

Different Ways Volcanoes Erupt?

The Earth's crust is surprisingly thin, considering the size of the planet. Just a few miles below the surface, a mantle of liquid magma hundreds of miles thick seethes in convection currents that ... Read More »

Do volcanoes erupt because of pollution?

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