[LEAPSECS] Chile Earthquake May Have Shortened Days on Earth

Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Tue Mar 2 21:10:14 EST 2010

On Tue 2010-03-02T19:46:35 -0500, Daniel R. Tobias hath writ:

> http://www.cbs12.com/articles/earth-4724481-chile-axis.html

Note that the original press release has 1.26 microseconds
not milliseconds as in this widely spread misquote.

Compare with
and note that a good snowstorm has more effect than
the earthquake.

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