which direction is the pacific plate moving? how does it compare to the trend in the direction or the hawaiian island chain?
- InLv 62 months ago
The Pacific plate is moving roughly West-North-West. The Hawaiian Island Chain sits on the Pacific plate and is along for the ride. Image in first link, excellent article about Plate Tectonics in second link.Source(s): http://discovermagazine.com/~/media/Images/Issues/... http://discovermagazine.com/2019/july/ewk-plate-te...
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