The powerful 8.8 magnitude earthquake that rattled Chile over the weekend likely shifted the Earth’s axis and shortened the day, according to NASA geophysicist Richard Gross. The scientist explained that the huge shake altered the distribution of mass on the planet, causing Earth’s axis to shift an estimated three inches and shorten the day by 1.26 microseconds.
…. shit, hours at work getting longer and the day shorter. Read the full strory here to better understand what impact the Chile earthquake has on our planet.0