mass of the earth

Earth’s Mass

by Fraser Cain December 9, 2009

The Earth’s mass is 5.9736 x 1024 kg. That’s a big number, so let’s write it out in full: 5,973,600,000,000,000,000,000,000 kg. You could also say the Earth’s mass is 5.9 sextillion tonnes. Phew, that’s a lot of mass. That sounds like a lot, and it is, but the Earth has a fraction of the mass […]

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