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Does a static container apply a torque on Earth ?

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Homework Statement



Does that container full of water gives a torque on Earth ?

http://imageshack.com/a/img537/6733/9Y0Hqq.png [Broken]

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The Attempt at a Solution



I drawn all interesting forces :

http://imageshack.com/a/img540/9315/ymwwvW.png [Broken]

Like that there is a torque from F2-F3, but it's strange, then I think I'm wrong, F2 and F3 have a direction to the center of the Earth ?
 
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jbriggs444
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What is F1? Is the diagram asserting that the force of the container on the earth is more than the weight of water in the container?
 
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Doug Huffman
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Angular momentum is conserved.
 

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