Scientists warn Earth's magnetic North Pole has begun moving erratically at speeds of 50km a year

By Mark Prigg For Dailymail.com Published: 19:09 EST, 10 January 2019 | Updated: 11:19 EST, 11 January 2019 1.8k View comments Earth's magnetic fields are shifting - and scientists are unsure why. Researchers say the magnetic North Pole is  'skittering' away from Canada, towards Siberia. The problem has got so bad, researchers around the world are scrambling to update a global model of the fields. Called the World Magnetic Model, it underlies all modern navigation, from the systems that steer ships at sea to Google Maps on smartphones.  Scroll down for video  Researchers say the magnetic North Pole is 'skittering' away from Canada, towards Siberia, far more quickly that they e ... | Read more at Mail Online