DonAithnen (donaithnen) wrote,

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?)

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.


Here's a video with the shockwave from the explosion:

And here's a link to a lot more videos:
Tags: unusual stuff

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