IThe Magnetic North Pole is Shifting.

The magnetic North Pole, not to be confused with the stationary geographic North Pole, is shifting south toward Siberia at an increased rate. This shift is affecting the accuracy of magnetic compasses worldwide. However, because of the widespread use of GPS (Global Positioning Systems), the phenomenon is not affecting navigation as much as it would have in the past.
According to the National Geographic website, the shift is likely a normal oscillation of the Earth’s magnetic field, and not the beginning of a flip-flop of the north and south magnetic poles, a phenomenon that last occurred 780,000 years ago.


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