Top 10 facts about EARTH you might not know

Top 10 facts about EARTH you might not know

10EARTH is getting its revolutions slower

Our planet is getting its revolution speed slower in every hundred years for about 17 milliseconds.

The reason is yet uncertain but is envisaged that the bulk and increasing density of the material including human beings too at the earth’s surface are increasing every minute and is leading to slow down the revolution rate of our planet.

Note that, the population and pollution are not just affecting our livelihood at the basic level but it will be going to affect us on a bigger level not now but later for sure.

However, the effects of slowing down of the revolution rate will not be effective much as it changes for 17 milliseconds every 100 years.

9The Equator has the least effect of Earth’s Magnetism

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Earth’s equator being at the very middle of both the poles, therefore, has the least effect of its strong magnetic attraction.

This is the reason why you would feel less weight of your body standing at the equator in comparison to any of the poles.

8 Aurora is the colorful light formation occurs only at the poles

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Earth has a number of protective layers of ozone and so the radiation-impulses coming from the sun could barely harm us.

But meanwhile the whole process, the radiations make impacts on the poles of the earth developing astonishing lightning phenomenon in which sort of greenish appearance at some height occurs due to the impact of solar radiation and the magnetic loops ending at the polar ends of our earth.

7 You may feel like you’re standing still, but you’re actually moving

The Equator and the Poles are this is why considered as the most interesting coordinates in the earth.

At the equator, a person standing is the fastest revolving whereas, at the poles, the person would be just standing at a point but revolving at his own axis. Assume a basketball revolving at your finger.

6 Earth is 5th largest planet of our solar system

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Our Earth has a radius of 3,959 miles, and thus, it is the fifth-largest planet in our solar system. Though other planets also are believed to have water but not in the liquid state.

Jupiter comes in the first place whereas, Mercury is in the last position.
NOTE: Pluto is a dwarf planet and was excluded from the solar system for many reasons.

5Earth receives radiations from all the planets of our solar system

From the science of Astrology, we can inculcate that the effects of each and every planet occurs on earth. The fact normally seems unbelievable but the fact bounds to believe is that the effects of URANUS & NEPTUNE are considered as weakest because of their distance. And the same fact is applicable in Astrology as well.

Similarly, the largest tenure of orbit takes Venus with respect to the Earth, and the same happens in Astrology with Venus having 20 years of its period in one person’s life.

Thereby, we can conclude that every planet in the solar system, affects us irrespective of any illuminating power they are possessing or not.

4 The Hottest place in The Earth

The Hottest Place in the Earth is believed to exist in Libya named Al Ezizia, reportedly have achieved record highest temperature of 58-degree celsius.

You should know that, at 62-degree celsius, the skin of a human body starts burning.

However, it is also said that the place will not be the hottest forever due to southerly winds and the crown of hottest place will be changing every year.

3The Deepest place on the Earth

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The Deepest point (known) in the world today is the Mariana Trench that exists in the western Pacific Ocean and has a depth of roughly 10.9 kilometers. It is around a kilometer more than the height of Mount Everest, the highest point in this world.

2 The Highest point on the Earth

Mount Everest, at the Himalayas, is considered as the highest point to date, with a height of 8848 meters or 8.848 Kms. However, after achieving a lot of success in mountaineering and its equipment, more than 500 persons climb it every year with more than 1000 attempt makers.

1 Earth Dances around the sun


We all know that we have a year that equals 365 days and 6 hours 24 minutes and 12 seconds of extra time, which becomes a day every fourth year i.e. LEAP YEAR.

Our Earth does not just rotate around the Sun but it also revolutes on its own axis at every span of 23.9 hours. Also, there happens a tilt of 23.4 degrees every year twice, which results in Seasons at Earth.

Solstice and Equinoxes are the days at which we experience the longest day and night once as the winter and Summer solstice as (21 -22 June & 22-23 December respectively) and equal days and nights twice a year (on March 20-21 & September 22-23).

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