1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data This is a question from my OCR A levels book. City X is on the equator of the Earth whlie another city (City Y) is located latitude 52° N. What is the centripetal acceleration on a piece of rock located in each city. 2. Relevant equations data given : angular velocity of earth: 7.3*10^-5 radius of the earth : 6.4*10^6 a= r*w^2 3. The attempt at a solution Acceleration at x = (6.4*10^6) * (7.3*10^-5)^2 i think that the acceleration at y will also be the same as that on X, regardless of the latitude or longitude(location on the earth) because they would have the same distance from the COM of the earth. Whats the answer to this question ppl ... ? will the acceleration be the same at both locations ?