World’s third deepest point in the ocean

third deepest point in the ocean
Philippine Trench, also known as Philippine Deep | @PIADesk

World’s third deepest point in the ocean

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With a depth of 10.54 kilometers below sea level, Philippine Trench, also known as Philippine Deep, is the world’s third deepest point in the ocean.

This trench spreads in a length of 1,320 km and 30km width in the east of Philippines. It was formed due to a collision between the Eurasian plate and the smaller Philippine plate.

The other major trenches in the Philippine sea include

  • Manila Trench,
  • East Luzon Trench,
  • Negros Trench,
  • Sulu Trench and
  • Cotabato Trench.

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