What is the movement of Philippine Plate?

Philippine Sea Plate
Movement1 north-west
Speed1 48-84mm/year
Features Northern Luzon, Philippine Sea, Taiwan
1Relative to the African Plate

How fast does the Philippine plate move?

Present-day MORVEL Philippine Sea motions are rapid (~6–11 cm/yr) to the WNW (~300°) relative to eastern Eurasia, similar to the adjacent Pacific and Caroline plate motions (9.5–11 cm/yr) [Argus et al., 2011; DeMets et al., 2010].

Is Philippines part of Pangea?

Archipelago refers to a large collection of islands, and the Philippines islands is an example of an archipelago. The Philippines did not break out from Pangaea. Rather, the Philippine islands were formed by volcanic eruptions that occurred under the Pacific Ocean over millions of years.

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