How Far Do Tectonic Plates Move Each Year?

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The tectonic plates do move very far at all each year. The move approximately 2.5 centimeters each year. In the big picture, this means every million years they move an estimated 25 km. Since the beginning of time, this has resulted in the plates being moved thousands of kilometers. At one time, the Atlantic Ocean was just a small inlet, not it is a vast amount of water. These plates cause changes of the geography over the years.
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