Here Are the Sizes of Tectonic or Lithospheric Plates

Diverging plates in a volcanic fissure zone, Myvatn, Iceland, Polar Regions
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The World's Lithospheric Plates

Plate Area (km2) Plate Area (km2)
Pacific 103,300,000 Scotia 1,600,000
North America 75,900,000 Burma microplate 1,100,000
Eurasia 67,800,000 Fiji microplates 1,100,000
Africa 61,300,000 Tonga microplate 960,000
Antarctica 60,900,000 Mariana microplate 360,000
Australia 47,000,000 Bismark microplate 300,000
South America 43,600,000 Juan de Fuca 250,000
Somalia 16,700,000 Solomon microplate 250,000
Nazca 15,600,000 South Sandwich microplate 170,000
India 11,900,000 Easter microplate 130,000
Philippine Sea 5,500,000 Juan Fernandez microplate 96,000
Arabia 5,000,000 Rivera microplate 73,000
Caribbean 3,300,000 Gorda microplate 70,000
Cocos 2,900,000 Explorer microplate 18,000
Caroline microplate 1,700,000 Galapagos microplate 12,000