List of tectonic plates

overview of different types of tectonic plates

This is a list of the biggest tectonic plates on Earth. Including small ones, there are about a hundred tectonic plates. These are only the

Global earthquake epicenters, 1963-1998.
Current plates (2019)
Plate tectonics map from NASA

Primary plates change

These seven plates make up most of the seven continents, and the Pacific and Atlantic Oceans.

Secondary plates change

These plates are generally shown on major plate maps, with the exception of the Arabian and Indian plates, which are smaller than the others.

Tertiary plates change

These are parts of major plates, and bits and pieces of ancient plates that became broken up.

  • Agean plate

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