December 31, 2016 will be a leap second

With a leap year maintenance coordinate.

ITzhijia· 2016-07-07 16:36:46

to the International Earth rotation and reference coordinate system service organization announced in December 31, 2016 will be a leap second, which makes the leap year in 2016 is a bit longer, and on December 31st at 11:59 in the evening of 59 seconds before 2017, but 59 in 60 seconds. A leap second is increased in June 30, 2015.

increase the leap second reason is the earth around the sun a week longer, factors causing this phenomenon including the lunar tidal action and El nino. It is worth noting that the increase of the leap second will lead to some website and service problems, need to maintain timely adjustment.

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