[ntp:questions] Result of Earth Quake speeds up earth?

Steve Allen sla29970 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 18 16:16:16 UTC 2011


On Mar 15, 1:51 am, Chris H <n... at archnetnz.com> wrote:
> I hear in the Media that the earth quake sped the rotation of the earth
> up..
> Can anyone confirm this?

Take a look at the annual variation in Length of Day and Pole Position
in these plots
http://hpiers.obspm.fr/
Any effect from the earthquake is 1000 times smaller than those normal
meanderings.

Take a look at the ruminations of the folks who reduce the
measurements
http://hpiers.obspm.fr/eop-pc/index.php?index=news
Note the words "hardly discernible".




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