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- For example does the inverse square law reduce the gravity from Earth's center enough that the ground directly beneath our feet now would exert a greater amount of gravity on each of us?

Inverse square law would reduce the gravity from the parts of Earth that are farthest from our feet.

It'll also reduce the gravity from Earth's center by a lesser amount, but would that be lesser enough so the gravity 20 kilometers under our feet is stronger than the core's gravity or even the rest of Earth's gravity?

I know their gravity strengths would add together, but I'm interested in each area's contribution.

So does the ground directly beneath each of our feet exert the greatest amount of gravity on each of us? Or is the core's gravity (or rest of Earth) still stronger on their own even at its distance away from us?

It'll also reduce the gravity from Earth's center by a lesser amount, but would that be lesser enough so the gravity 20 kilometers under our feet is stronger than the core's gravity or even the rest of Earth's gravity?

I know their gravity strengths would add together, but I'm interested in each area's contribution.

So does the ground directly beneath each of our feet exert the greatest amount of gravity on each of us? Or is the core's gravity (or rest of Earth) still stronger on their own even at its distance away from us?