What is the earth's electric potential? 0,Positive or negative?

It is for standard xII physics exam

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    The Earth has a negative net charge of about 1/2 million Coulombs. Potential is a relative measure, so what this translates to as an electrical potential depends on what you are measuring relative to.

    However, it equates to a static field of about 6V/m in the lower atmosphere.

  • 1 decade ago

    learn about Schumann Waves

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