DonAithnen (donaithnen) wrote,
DonAithnen
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Giant Meteorite Explosion

Once again a giant meteorite has exploded over Russia - the only country giant meteorites ever seem to explode over!

Okay, nowhere near as big as Tunguska, but still pretty impressive. It got caught on a lot of random cameras, particularly security cameras and car mounted cameras (which they seem to have a lot of in Russia?)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=90Omh7_I8vI

The actual news seems pretty fractured at the moment. It's not entirely clear if there was just one meteorite or if it was part of a shower. It's also not clear if it has anything at all to do with the asteroid that's supposed to be passing very close to Earth tomorrow or not.

http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-202_162-57569551/pieces-from-at-least-one-meteorite-fall-in-russia-officials-say/

Edit:

Here's a video with the shockwave from the explosion: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Np_mpGYSBSA

And here's a link to a lot more videos: http://www.youtube.com/results?filters=today&search_query=%D0%BC%D0%B5%D1%82%D0%B5%D0%BE%D1%80%D0%B8%D1%82&lclk=today
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