Know More About Earth

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11.3 Million Earths could fit inside the sun, which is an average sized star (SUN).

2If you drilled a tunnel straight through the earth and jumped in, It would take you about 42 minutes to get to the other side.

3The Queen of the UK is the legal owner of one-sixth of the earth’s land surface.

4The earth seen from the moon, also goes through phases.

5It takes 8 minutes and 20 seconds for light to travel from the sun to the earth.

6There are more living organisms in a teaspoonful of soil than there are people on earth.

7One-Third of earth’s land surface is partially or totally desert.

8Before trees were common, The earth was covered with giant mushrooms.

9Our galaxy probably contains at least 2 billion planets like earth.

10There are about 7500,000,000,000,000 grains of sand on earth.

11The Earth’s core is about as hot as the sun.

12Since at least the time of Pythagoras in 500 BC, No educated person believed the earth was flat.

13Every second, The sun sends to earth 10 times more neutrinos than the number of people on earth.

14Earth is the only place in the solar system where water can be present in its three states: Solids, Liquids and Vapour.

15The Earth lost 40% of its wildlife in the past 40 years, According to the WWF.

16The Earth’s deepest known point equals to 24.5 empire state buildings end to end.

17Earth is the only place in the solar system where a total solar eclipse can happen.

18The Soviets drilled the world’s deepest hole into the earth for 14 years, its 12,262 metres(40,230 FT) deep.

19Water Constitutes only 0.07% ot the earth by mass or 0.4% of the earth by volume.

20Earth is the only planet whose name in English is not derived from a Greco-Roman GOD.

21The highest place on earth, and closest to space is Mount Chimborazo in the ANDES.

22There are about 22,000 manmade objects orbiting around planet earth

23There are No 24 hours in a day. It has 23 hours, 56 minutes and 4 seconds. The time it takes the earth to rotate on its axis.

24Antarctica is the coldest, windiest, highest and driest continent on earth.

25As Passengers on Earth, We are all carried around the sun at a mean velocity of 66,600 MPH( 107,182 KM/H).

26Between 100 and 300 tons of cosmic dust enter the earth’s atmosphere every day.

27There are about 5,00,000 detectable earthquakes in the world each year. Among them 1,00,000 can be felt and 100 of them caused damage.

28There is enough gold in earth’s core to coat its entire surface to a depth of 1.5 feet.

29Krubera Cave the deepest known cave on earth, with the 2,197M(7,208FT) depth.

30The Southernmost active volcano on earth is in Antarctica, It spews crystals and is very close to the U.S Research center.

31If the sun were the size of a beach ball in space, then Jupiter would be the size of a golf ball and the earth would be as small as pea.

32Large parts of Canada have less gravity than the rest of earth. The phenomenon was discovered in the 1960s.

33Earth days are getting longer by 1.7 milliseconds every century.

3440% of Earth’s Land is in 6 Countries.

35If the Earth did not have the moon. Than our days would be only 6 hours long.

36Only About 0.003 % of the water on Earth can be used by humans.

37Rain has never been recorded in parts of Chile’s Atacama Desert, The driest place on earth.

38The farthest distance from earth an Astronaut has never traveled was during the Apollo 13 emergency.

39Oceans cover 71% of the Earth’s surface.

40Ants have colonized almost every landmass on earth except for Antarctica and a few remote or inhospitable islands.

41The coldest place on earth is a High Ridge in Antarctica where temperatures can dip below -133° F (-93.2°C).

42Amazon Rainforest produced 20% of Earth OXYGEN.

43From over last 180 years the Earth’s Magnetic Field getting steadily weak around Brazil and Aregentina.

44Due to the Industrial Revolution the Earth Average surface temperature raised about 1.5° F (0.8° C) by Global Warming.

45About 530 million years Fish fossil evidence prove that they have been on earth.

46Earth’s Rotation speed increased because of Earthquake in 2011 near Japan, Due to this Day is getting shorter by 1.8 microseconds.

47Earth is the only known place where FIRE can occur naturally.









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