Manus Plate

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Manus Plate
The Manus Plate
Type Minor
Movement1 north-west
Speed1 92mm/year
Features Pacific Ocean
1Relative to the African Plate

The Manus Plate is a tiny tectonic plate located northeast of New Guinea. It is sandwiched between the North Bismarck Plate and the South Bismarck Plate.


50. Bird, P. (2003) An updated digital model of plate boundaries, Geochemistry Geophysics Geosystems, 4(3), 1027, doi:10.1029/2001GC000252. [1]

Coordinates: 3°02′13″S 150°27′22″E / 3.0370°S 150.4560°E / -3.0370; 150.4560