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According to the time and date, the Earth rotates once every 86,400 seconds on average around the Sun, which equals 24 hours or one solar day.
Due to the increase in the speed of rotation of the earth for the last 50 years,
scientists have given sensational information that the duration of each day of the planet is less than 24 hours.
On June 29, the speed of the Earth increased so much that the Earth completed its rotation in 1.59 milliseconds less than 24 hours, completing one day.
Since 1973, scientists have been monitoring how much time it takes for the Earth to rotate through atomic clocks.
This work is mainly done under the leadership of the organization called ‘The International Earth Rotation and Reference System Service’ or ‘IERS’.
Even a few years ago, the scientists of IERS had the idea that the speed of the earth is gradually slowing down. But recently that perception changed.
Scientists find that day length is getting shorter. On June 29, 2022, the world completed one revolution at the fastest speed.
Last July 26, the earth completed its rotation in 1.50 milliseconds less than 24 hours.
Scientists are not sure why this is happening. According to some, this is due to the melting of the ice sheets of the Meru Province.
Some say that it is caused by the movement of molten material inside the earth
No one is sure what kind of problems the Earth’s acceleration could cause geographically.
However, from a technical point of view, its consequences can be serious, scientists said.
According to scientists, the orbits of artificial satellites orbiting the Earth can be distorted by the acceleration of the Earth.
For example, if the Earth’s motion changes by half a millisecond, the position of satellites in the equatorial region can shift by about 10 inches.
From internet systems to GPS technology, much of modern communication relies on these satellites.
Scientists fear that there could be major problems if the satellites are damaged.