Your question: Which plate pushes Philippine plate toward the Eurasian plate?

What plate does the Philippine plate moves toward?

To the east, the Pacific Plate subducts beneath the Philippine Sea Plate at the Izu–Ogasawara Trench. To the south, the Philippine Sea Plate is bounded by the Caroline Plate and Bird’s Head Plate.

Philippine Sea Plate
Type Minor
Approximate area 5,500,000 km2
Movement1 north-west
Speed1 48-84mm/year

Which plate strikes Eurasian plate?

The eastern side is a boundary with the North American Plate to the north and a boundary with the Philippine Sea Plate to the south and possibly with the Okhotsk Plate and the Amurian Plate.

Eurasian Plate
The Eurasian Plate.
Type Major
Approximate area 67,800,000 km2 (26,200,000 sq mi)
Movement1 south

What movement is observed between the Philippine Plate and the Eurasian plate?

The Philippine Sea Plate moves westward at a speed of 6 cm/yr relative to the Eurasian Plate ( Zang and Ning, 2002 ).

What happens to the Pacific Plate when converging with the Philippine Plate?

Converging/sinking magma currents between the Pacific Plate and the Philippine Plate cause the two plates to converge with each other under compressional force. A destructive plate boundary is formed. … The magma rises through the lines of weakness to the ocean floor. Extrusive vulcanicity occurs.

What happens when Indian plate collided with Eurasian Plate?

The Himalayan mountain range and Tibetan plateau have formed as a result of the collision between the Indian Plate and Eurasian Plate which began 50 million years ago and continues today. … These scraped-off sediments are what now form the Himalayan mountain range.

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