A meteor in the sky and exploded in the Centre of Russia on Friday, balls rain of fire over a large area, causing a shock wave that smashed Windows, damaged buildings and 1,200 wounded.
people in Chelyabinsk felt it sounded like an explosion and saw a bright light and then felt shock after a Reuters to industrial city 1,500 kilometers (950 miles) from Moscow.
ball of fuocoViaggi, above the horizon line, had a long, white, keeps track of up to 200 kilometers (125 miles) at a speed of 30 km (19 miles) are seen per second for the Russian space agency Roskosmos.alarm for vehicles go, thousands of phone networks disrupted and broken Windows.
The Ministry of the Interior said that the explosion of the meteorite, show rare, even a boom in Sonic unleashed.”I was driving to work, it was very dark, but soon it was as bright as day,” a resident of Yekaterinburg in the Urals, said Viktor Prokofiev, 36’I felt that I was blinded by the light’.
The meteorite weighs about 10 tonnes and can iron has been made, the Earth’s atmosphere and dissolved in 30-50 km (19-31 mile) above the ground after the Russian Academy of Sciences.the energy released during its entry into the Earth’s atmosphere was equivalent to one kiloton, said the Academy, actually a nuclear weapon small exploits.no deaths, were reported, but the Ministry of emergency situations said that they have deployed 20,000 rescue teams and cleaning of the area, then President Vladimir Putin, said emergency Minister Vladimir Puchkov to facilitate and help the victims.the Ministry of the Interior said that 1,200 people were injured, at least 200 children and glass clean cuts.Blown Windowsthe explosion of the early morning and resulting Shockwave blown Windows streets Lenin Central showcases of Chelyabinsk, an accompanies, shook buildings in the center of the city and blew the Windows”in a bus station in front of my girlfriend,” said he had to give his second name “Andrey then makes a Flash and saw a trail of smoke in the sky and felt a shock wave to break Windows”.
A wall and ceiling were heavily damaged in the Chelyabinsk zinc, but a spokesman said that there is no environmental danger.one piece, this meteorite broke the ice of the Lake Cherbakul, near the city of Chelyabinsk, leaving a hole several meters wide.the region has been a Center for Russian industry of the Army Defense and often the place where artillery bombarded out of operationa local emergencies official of meteor storms, the Department said it is extremely rare and the Friday incident may related to size, pass through a pool of Olympic-sized with an asteroid, Earth hasbut an astronomer of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Sergey Barabanov, leaves no doubt in this report and the European Space Agency says its experts have confirmed, there was no link.Meteor over 30 million dollars had caused the damage, and the emergency service said that 300 buildings were affected, said the regional Governor of Chelyabinsk.Despite warnings not to hope to bring some happiness to the unidentified objects local company.’Sell the meteorite fell in a potential supplier, Vladimir, Chelyabinsk! ‘, he said at an auction of the popular Russian site. They have closed down a photo of a black piece of stone, inscribed roubles ($ 49.46) 488 1 Friday afternoon wasRARService emergency on Friday as he described “in the form of balls of fire meteor shower” and that radiation levels were normal. He urged residents not to panic.the first recordings of car dashboard camera to convert video and go viral.the Russians also quickly became the event on the Internet.
A fotomuntatge has shown that the nationalist politician Vladimir Zhirinovksy as a meteorite and Putin joked horse tested, the United States. It was really a new weaponexperts drew comparisons with a crash in 1908, when it is believed a meteorite, in an area of more than 2,000 kilometers (1,250 miles) in Siberia, up to 200 kilometers (125 miles) from the point of interruption of the impact Windows, devastated theirSimon Goodwin, an expert in Astrophysics at the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom, said that 1 000-10 000 tonnes of equipment it has welcomed every day from space to Earth, but burning high in the atmosphere.”while this type of big events is rare, the effects can cause damage and death can occur in every century or more.” Unfortunately there is absolutely nothing we can do to stop the effects.
“The meteorite has been suggested as one minor planet called 2012 DA14, 46 meters in diameter, was closest to the Earth at a distance of 27 km (17 km 100) – 520 as anything else this size of asteroids known for scientific monitoring regularly about 15 years ago step($ 1 = 30.0877 Russian rouble)(additional reporting by Gabriela Baczynska in Moscow Written by Timothy Thomas Grove heritage. Edited by Mark Henry and Michael Roddy)