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Magnetic North Shifting Statistics

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Magnetic Shifting Statistics Data
Miles the magnetic north shifts towards Russia each year 40 Miles
Average number of times the polarity reverses 12 million years 51
Average time span of a "superchron" (a period with no reversal) 450,000 years
A complete polarity reversal is known as a Laschamp event
Years passed since the last Laschamp event 41,000 years
Length of time the last complete magnetic reversal lasted 440 years
Number of years the actual change of polarity lasted 250 years
Number of polarity intervals over the last 83 million years 184
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Sources: Geomagnetic Polarity Time Scale
Content Author: Statistic Brain

Date research was conducted: March 18, 2015

Magnetic North Shifting Statistics

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