Plate Tectonics of the Mediterranean Region

@article{McKenzie1970PlateTO,
  title={Plate Tectonics of the Mediterranean Region},
  author={D. McKenzie},
  journal={Nature},
  year={1970},
  volume={226},
  pages={239-243}
}
The seismicity and fault plane solutions in the Mediterranean area show that two small rapidly moving plates exist in the Eastern Mediterranean, and such plates may be a common feature of contracting ocean basins. The results show that the concepts of plate tectonics apply to instantaneous motions across continental plate boundaries. 
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