Friday, February 15, 2013
Tunguska event 2: Meteor explodes over Russia
This Meteor was caught entering the Earth`s atmosphere over Russia`s Ural region. Thank heavens for the Russian dash cam phenomenon otherwise you probably would`nt be viewing this amazing video compilation of the event.
"Around 950 people have sought medical attention in Chelyabinsk alone because of the disaster, the region's governor Mikhail Yurevich told RIA Novosti. Over 110 of them have been hospitalized and two of them are in heavy condition. Among the injured there are 159 children, Emergency ministry reported.
Army units found three meteorite debris impact sites, two of which are in an area near Chebarkul Lake, west of Chelyabinsk. The third site was found some 80 kilometers further to the northwest, near the town of Zlatoust. One of the fragments that struck near Chebarkul left a crater six meters in diameter."
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