Author Sylvia in Geography, 07.03.2018

Are tectonic and continents pates related

Answered by sammyguy

The continents are above the tectonic plates. Continents don't move; the tectonic plates do. So when they say the continents are moving, it's the tectonic plates shifting them around. Tectonic plates are also the cause of earthquakes. Whenever they shift, an earthquake occurs. There are over 600,000 earthquakes a year we can't feel, not including the ones we can feel.

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