# How fast does earth rotate near the equator?

##### 1 Answer

Mar 10, 2016

#### Answer:

Circumference of Earth is 40075 kilometers.

40075/24=1669.7 kilometers per hour.

#### Explanation:

Earth rotates it self once in 24 hours So speed at equator is 1669.7 kilometer per hour\

Actual rotation is in 23 houirs 56 minutes and 4 seconds.For making calculation simpsle I took the usual value 24 hours of rotation period..