In the early days the rise would have been very much faster and then slowed as the two plates interacted with each other.The catastrophe of the Peleg continental division began about 3050 BC.The buckling of the (still soft) sediments that had been laid down under water began, and the Himalayas started to rise.
Only one dating method is absolutely reliable—a witness who doesn’t lie, who has all evidence, and who can reveal to us when the universe began!
And we do have such a witness—the God of the Bible!
So we should expect to find plenty of evidence for its youth.
Literally hundreds of dating methods could be used to attempt an estimate of the earth’s age, and the vast majority of them point to a much younger earth than the 4.5 billion years claimed by secularists.
Radioisotopes and the Age of the Earth: Results of a Young-Earth Creationist Research Initiative addresses the issues raised by the first RATE technical book in 2000.