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Earth Completes Rotation in Less Than 24 Hours

Headlines Today | 01/08/2022 07:19 PM | Click to read full article

Earth rotates on its axis in 24 hours, giving us day and night as it plays its own hide & seek with the Sun. In a major development, the Earth seems to be in a hurry this year in completing its days, as instruments have found June 29 to be the shortest day in recorded history.

The Earth completed its spin in 1.59 milliseconds less than 24 hours on June 29 this year, confirming speculations by scientists that the Earth's rotation is picking up pace.