Friday, February 15, 2013

Seismogram of Meteor

I laughed when I heard initial reports that the Russians had hit it with a missile and caused the explosion.  The thing was coming in at Mach 50!  Anyway, the seismogram shows a single clean pulse.  And there are those hundreds of videos.  The Russians sure like their dash-cams!

If it had come in at a steeper angle, we would have had a big crater, but most likely not at the city.  The Russians have the biggest landmass so they just suck in all these hits.  :)

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