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If there is not enough support for the land above the spaces, then a sudden collapse of the land surface can occur.
Found on FOX News 2 months ago
When hot lava buries plants and shrubs, methane gas is produced as a byproduct of burning vegetation, methane gas can seep into subsurface voids and explode when heated, or as shown in this video, emerge from cracks in the ground several feet away from the lava. When ignited, the methane produces a blue flame.
Found on FOX News 4 years ago
The magma chamber is likely imparting its own stresses on the crust around and above it, as the system slowly recharges. The stress drives fluids through cracks, producing the small quakes. The current pattern of seismicity is similar to swarms seen at Mount St. Helens in 2013 and 2014; recharge swarms in the 1990s had much higher earthquake rates and energy release.
Found on FOX News 6 years ago
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