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Earth is Spinning Faster Than Usual and Had its Shortest Day Ever

Has the Earth's rotation on its axis really accelerated? According to a report in CBS News , June 29 was the fastest day in history on record - 1.59 milliseconds short of the average 24 hours. According to a recent study, the Earth started rotating faster from around 2016 and the average days have now become shorter. However, according to the study's authors, the rotation change is not enough to shorten each day. But its impact has been made clear enough to make the scientific community buzz. But, if this trend continues, then mankind will likely to make some changes in its atomic time. But doing so will not be easy at all, because the tech industry does not want this at all. Have you ever heard about the Y2K bug which is already infamous in cyber world. Historically, the earth has never kept the correct time. Tides coming from oceans to Earth's magma core affect its movement.   According to an article published in The Guardian , our planet has slowed down a bit