Earth Facts | Fascinating Facts You Must Know


  • Age of the Earth is 4.54 Billion years

  • Earth’s axis of rotation is tilted 23.4°

  • Distance between Earth & Sun is calculated as 1 Astronomical Unit (AU)

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

  • Earth has a Powerful Magnetic Field

  • Earth has 1 Moon and 2 Co-Orbital Satellites 3753 Cruithne and 2002 AA29

  • As passengers on Earth, we are all carried around the sun at a mean velocity of 107,182 km/h

  • 100 to 300 tons of cosmic dust enter the Earth’s atmosphere every day.

  • Each day, up to 4 billion meteoroids fall to Earth.

  • The Earth’s rotation is gradually slowing

  • Weird Gravity – uneven mass means slightly uneven gravity

  • There is enough Gold in Earth’s core to coat its entire surface to a depth of 1.5 feet.

  • The Earth has greatest density in our solar system.

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

  • Other Earths – Kepler 22-b

  • There are about 22,000 manmade objects orbiting around planet Earth.

  • Earth is the only place on Earth named “Earth”.

  • Earth is the only planet whose English name does not derive from Greek/Roman mythology.

  • Rainbows are actually Circular.