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# Are the size and shape of the continents the same as the size and shape of the plates?

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###### 2011-02-07 22:18:11

No, there are several more plates than continents (twelve I think) and the plates include both oceans and land. Earthquakes are the result of plates moving, but don't worry, plates do not move fast, only about a centimeter a year.

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