MSNBC interview with USF Volcanologist Dr. Chris Connors. Earth’s magnetic north has moved from northern Canada into northern Siberia. The flow of Earth’s liquid iron core in the center of the earth acts like a giant car alternator creating magnetism on a planetary scale; with a Magnetic North Pole and a Magnetic South Pole. As the Magnetic North Pole moves, compasses point to the wrong location. Pilots rely on compasses. The recent Magnetic North Pole shift is forcing airports to make some adjustments.