Sizzling-hot rocks are rising up and pushing on the plates on either side of the Atlantic.
A new computer reconstruction of the tectonic plates of 60 million years ago reveals the existence of a lost plate called Resurrection.
A new interactive map visualizes how Earth's continents evolved from about 750 million years ago to today.
A big earthquake at Ridgecrest could trigger the Garlock fault, which would in turn trigger the San Andreas.
The India-Australia-Capricorn plate is breaking up at a rate of about 2 millimeters a year.
A type of rock from Earth's interior that's known for its embedded diamonds also holds clues to a missing puzzle piece from a continent that fragmented more than 150 million years ago.
A new model of the whole Earth shows how the mantle and crust drive the movement of tectonic plates as well as the creation and destruction of supercontinents.
Scientists have discovered a new volcanic complex near southwestern Italy caused by an unusual type of fault.
A gaping hole in a dying tectonic plate beneath the ocean along the West Coast of the United States may be wreaking havoc at Earth's surface, but not in a way most people might expect.
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