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5 videos of the 10-ton meteor that exploded over Russia this morning

Feb 15, 2013 By Abraham

This morning a 10-ton meteor shot into our atmosphere at about 33,000 miles per hour and broke apart at an altitude of 20-30 miles over the Ural Mountains in Russia. It left a trail of smoke and made a huge burst of light which was followed moments later by a glass-shattering sonic boom.

About 500 people have been reported injured, mostly from broken glass. Thankfully, no deaths so far.

You can read more at Wikipedia or from the AP. Here are several videos of the event…

(via Slate, Pravda)


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