WTF Fun Fact – Tunnel Through Earth

If you fell into a tunnel through the center of the Earth, it would take you 42 minutes to complete the trip to the other side of the planet. You would reach a maximum speed of over17,500 MPH at the center of the Earth. – WTF Fun Facts


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4 thoughts on “WTF Fun Fact – Tunnel Through Earth”

  1. @Jeff

    Ok, but it’s saying if wind resistance wasn’t a factor.


    At the halfway point, the acceleration from the distance you fell would be enough to push you all the way to the other side, where someone would grab you as you fly out of the hole on the other side.


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