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Good question! When an underwater volcano, it creates an earthquake, specifically a megathrust earthquake, which causes tsunamis. In the Ring of Fire, on the Pacific Plate Rim, there are 90% of earth's earthquakes!
When you go to the beach, you may not think of all that's happening. But so much lies beneath the ocean's surface.
Underwater, there are earthquakes, volcanoes, and even deep trenches!
What happens when the volcanoes erupt?
Look at the shoreline! Some of the sand is going back into the ocean!
Exactly! When the tide comes in, some of the sand and rock on the shore is weathered or eroded. This is also why mountains become more rounded over time.
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