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Meteor Hits Russia: See The Amazing Crowdsourced Video — Shocklee Entertainment Universe ● The Future Frequency

Meteor Hits Russia: See The Amazing Crowdsourced Video

One of the largest astral events to strike planet earth in a century happened today in Russia, in the Ural Mountains region striking in the city of Chelyabinsk and surrounding areas. This meteor, a blazing fireball, entered the atmosphere moving at 40,0000 MPH and now a thousand people are reportedly injured and several buildings have been damaged.

According to RT: Meteorite explosions in the skies of Russia’s Urals region has sparked panic in three major cities. Witnesses said that houses shuddered, windows were blown out and cellphones stopped working.

According to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Preliminary information indicates that a fireball in Chelyabinsk, Russia, is not related to asteroid 2012 DA14, which is flying by Earth safely today.

The Russian fireball is the largest reported since 1908, when a fireball hit Tunguska, Siberia. The fireball entered the atmosphere at about 40,000 mph (18 kilometers per second). The impact time was 7:20:26 p.m. PST, or 10:20:26 p.m. EST on Feb. 14 [3:20:26 UTC on Feb. 15], and the energy released by the impact was in the hundreds of kilotons.

Based on the duration of the event, it was a very shallow entry. It was larger than the fireball over Indonesia on Oct. 8, 2009. Measurements are still coming in, and a more precise measure of the energy may be available later. The size of the object before hitting the atmosphere was about 49 feet [15 meters] and had a mass of about 7,000 tons.

The fireball, which was about one-third the diameter of asteroid 2012 DA14, was brighter than the sun. Its trail was visible for about 30 seconds, so it was a grazing impact through the atmosphere.

You can see the meteor moving across the sky in this amazing crowdsourced video compiled from several dash cams [which are popular on cars in Russia].


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