by Ryan on February 15, 2013

in Anything Else,Natural Disasters,Russia

I thought that today’s celestial action was going to take place 17,500 miles from Earth, not right smack into Russia!

In what scientists are calling a “cosmic coincidence,” a totally random meteor (not related to the asteroid flying by Earth from the south) struck Russia with enough power to produce a sonic boom which has injured nearly 1,000 people, some critically.  What was left of the atmosphere-fried meteor mostly fell into a frozen lake.

Here’s a new story which shows the meteor’s explosion in mid-air:


Leave a Comment

You can use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

Previous post:

Next post: