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Statistics of the Earth & Sun



Surface Area : 510,100,500 Sq.Kms.

Land Surface : 148,950,800 Sq.Kms. (29.08%)

Water Surface : 361,149,700 Sq.Kms.(70.92%)

Equatorial circumference : 40,075 Kms.

Polar circumference : 40,008 Kms

Equatorial radius : 6,377 Kms.

Equatorial Diameter : 1,22,756 Kms.

Polar radius : 6,357 Kms.

Polar Diameter : 12,714 Kms.

Mean distance from the Sun : 14,95,97,900 Kms.

Period of revolution : 365 days 5 hours 48 mts, 45.51 Sec.

Period of rotation : 23 hrs. 56 mts. 4.091 Sec.

Escape Velocity from the earth : 11 Km per Sec. (minimum)

Continents :

Continent Total Area
(sq.kms)
Total landmass % Population Total Pop. % Pop. Density
per sq.kms
Asia 43,820,000 29.5% 3,879,000,000 60% 86.70
Europe 10,180,000 6.8 % 731,000,000 11% 69.7
Africa 30,370,000 20.4% 922,011,000 14% 29.30
North America 24,490,000 16.5% 528,720,588 8% 21.0
South America 17,840,000 12.0%   382,000,000 6% 20.8
Australia 9,008,500 5.9% 32,000,000 0.5% 3.6
Antarctica 13,720,000 9.2% 1,000 0.00002% 0.00007

The highest and lowest points in the Continents :

Continent Highest Point Height (mts) Lowest Point Height (mts)
Asia Mount Everest 8,848 Dead Sea -408
Europe Mount Elbrus 5,633 Caspian Sea -28
Africa Mount Kilimanjaro 5,895 Lake Assal -155
North America Mount McKinley 6,198 Death Valley -86
South America Aconcagua 6,960 Laguna del Carbon -105
Australia Puncak Jaya 4,884 Lake Eyre -15
Antarctica Vinson Massif 4,892 Bentley Subglacial Trench -2,540

World Oceans :

Ocean Area (sq. miles) Average Depth (ft) Deepest Depth (ft)
Pacific Ocean 64,186,000 15,215 Mariana Trench,
36,200 ft deep
Atlantic Ocean 33,420,000 12,881 Puerto Rico Trench,
28,231 ft deep
Indian Ocean 28,350,000 13,002 Java Trench, 25,344 ft deep
Southern Ocean 7,848,300  13,100 - 16,400 the southern end of the South Sandwich Trench,
23,736 ft deep
Arctic Ocean 5,106,000 3,953 Eurasia Basin, 17,881 ft deep

Last updated on: 01/10/2019

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