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16 February 2013

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 15FEB2013

Meteorite hits Russian Urals Fireball explosion wreaks havoc over ...
Russia's Urals region has been rocked by a meteorite explosion in the stratosphere. The impact wave damaged several buildings, and blew out thousands of ...
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Russian meteor explosion not caused by asteroid flyby, NASA scientist says
Fox News
The meteor explosion over Russia that injured more than 500 people and damaged hundreds of buildings was not caused by an asteroid zooming close by the Earth Friday afternoon, a NASA scientist says. NASA asteroid expert Don Yeomans, head of the ...

Meteor Shower Hits Russia
Daily Beast
... prayers to our brothers and sisters of central Russia. This looks horrifying. (I'll keep adding new videos and photos as they show up over the course of the day). Scott Baker has more at The Blaze. And below is a different version of the same ...

400 reportedly injured by blasts as meteor falls in Russia
Fox News
A meteor streaked across the sky above Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday morning, causing sharp explosions and injuring more than 400 people, many of them hurt by broken glass. "There was panic. People had no idea what was happening. Everyone was ...

Meteorites slam into Russia as meteor seen streaking through ...
More than 400 reportedly hurt as fragments slam into Ural Mountains region, causing explosions and shattering windows.
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Russian Meteor: Meteor Rain or Shower over Russia - The Age
Moscow: A meteor shower has caused explosions in the lower atmosphere above central Russia and the Urals region, blowing out windows and causing ...
www.theage.com.au/.../meteor-shower-over-russia-20130215-...

More than 100 injured by meteor in Russia - latimes.com
The meteor disintegrated above Chelyabinsk at about 7:25 a.m. Moscow time, the Emergencies Ministry's division in the Urals district said today on its website.
www.latimes.com/.../la-100-injured-by-meteorite-in-russia-20...

Meteor strike injures 100 as world waits for city-destroying asteroid ...
Fragments of the meteor fell in a thinly populated area of the Chelyabinsk region, the emergency ministry said in a statement. A total of 102 people called for ...
www.heraldscotland.com/.../meteor-strike-injures-100-as-worl...

Meteor Streaks Over Russia, Explodes (Photos) | Feb. 15, 2013 ...
See photos of an apparent meteor that lit up the Russian sky on Feb. 15, 2013, and created a massive blast.
www.space.com/19802-russian-meteor-blast-photos.html?...

Meteor fireball sparks alarm and awe in Russia's Chelyabinsk region
A huge fireball fell from the skies over Russia's Chelyabinsk region early Friday, resulting in a ...
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Meteor explodes in sky, injures hundreds
A meteor shower injured hundreds of people in Russia and damaged buildings in six cities, according to reports.
www.usatoday.com/videos/news/world/2013/02/.../1922121/

2013 Russian meteor event - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 2013 Russian meteor event occurred around 9:15 AM YEKT (0315 GMT) on the morning on 15 February 2013, over South Ural, Russia. At least one object ...
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Russian_meteor_event

BREAKING: Meteor fall causes damage in Russia | The Planetary ...
Quick and dirty roundup of Russian Meteorite stories So at about 0325 UTC on February 15, there appears to have been a very large meteor event in Russia, ...
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Large meteor in Russia caught on tape – building hit | Watts Up With ...
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Stunning amateur videos of the Russian meteor explosion
Washington Post (blog)
A meteor hurtled over central Russia Friday, reportedly damaging buildings and injuring hundreds of people. One amateur video, above, shows the meteor at a distance. This one, below, was taken from closer up and captured some of the very scary-sounding ...

Meteor shards hit Russia after explosion in the sky - video
The Guardian
Video footage purports to show fragments of a meteor coming to earth over Russia after it explodes in the sky. Videos show trails left by the shards across the sky in the Chelyabinsk region and the destruction left on the area's streets. This video has...

Exploding Meteor Smashes Glass, Hurts Hundreds in Russia
Businessweek
A meteor exploded in the skies above Russia's Urals region and sent shock waves that shattered windows, hurting hundreds of people, hours before an asteroid half the size of a football field hurtles past the Earth. The meteor broke apart above the ...

How Common Are Meteor Strikes?
Gizmodo
How Common Are Meteor Strikes? A meteorite has fallen to Earth in Russia overnight—and the fall-out, including 500 causalities, is pretty bad. But you might not realize that giant space rocks crash into Earth all the time. Speaking to AP, Addi ...

Meteor Falls in Russia, Hundreds Injured
ABC News
Meteor Falls in Russia, Hundreds Injured. A meteor streaked across the sky of Russia's Ural Mountains injuring hundreds. 01:30 | 02/15/2013. Share: 0 · Comment on this video. ABC News Live. Breaking news video as it happens, continuous live streaming ...

Video: 10-ton meteor streaks through the sky in Russia, hits, injuring 500
Dallas Morning News
MOSCOW (AP) -- A meteor that scientists estimate weighed 10 tons streaked at supersonic speed over Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday, setting off blasts that injured some 500 people and frightened countless more. The Russian Academy of Sciences said ...

Meteor Blast Rocks Russia
Universe Today
A bright meteor witnessed over Russia on Feb. 15, 2013. According to Reuters the objects were seen in the skies over the Chelyabinsk and Sverdlovsk regions. “Preliminary indications are that it was a meteorite rain,” an emergency official told RIA-Novosti.

Meteor strikes Russian sky as asteroid whizzes by
Macleans.ca
More likely, you'll see pictures and videos from Russia, where a meteor exploded in the sky and injured hundreds of people. The dramatic scene demonstrates how much Hollywood's portrayal of cataclysmic disaster hides the damage that can be done by ...

Video: Amateur footage captures Russian meteor shower
The Independent
... injured as meteor blasts across Russian sky, causing explosions and smashing windows. Amateur footage has caught the moment a meteor exploded over the Urals mountains in Russia, lighting up the sky and leaving a streaking line of smoke in its wake.

'Something like the sun fell'
BBC News
One person likened the event to the sun falling to Earth, another described the aftermath in his city as akin to a war zone - such was the impact of a meteor strike on people in Russia's Ural mountains region. Sergei Serskov, who lives and works in the ...

Russian Meteor Aftermath: What We Know So Far
Geekosystem
Stories are still coming in from the affected region, but we're keeping up as best we can with this quickly developing story, and we'll be updating all right here all day. To the burning question on most folks' minds, no, it doesn't appear the meteor ...

Chatter: Meteor hits Earth. No, really.
GlobalPost (blog)
Chatter: Meteor hits Earth. No, really. An exploding meteor injures hundreds in Russia, Oscar Pistorius is charged with murder, the cruise ship from hell finally reaches shore, and a lesson in why you should leave dogs just as nature made them. Chatter ...

Meteor falls in Russia, injuring 700 (video)
Lansing State Journal
In this photo provided by Chelyabinsk.ru a meteorite contrail is seen over Chelyabinsk on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. A meteor streaked across the sky of Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday morning, causing sharp explosions and reportedly injuring around 100 ...

Russia rocked by possible meteorite blast
The Verge
Reports from the Russian region of the Ural Mountains suggest that a meteor may have exploded 10,000 meters above the ground this morning. YouTube videos show loud blasts and bright objects falling from the sky, and an emergency official told Reuters ...

BREAKING NEWS ALERT: 750 People Injured By Meteor That Falls In Russia
WKRC TV Cincinnati
MOSCOW (AP) - The Russian Academy of Sciences is estimating the meteor that streaked into the skies over the Ural Mountains and caused shock waves that injured hundreds of people weighed about 10 tons. The academy says the meteor entered the ...

Russian meteor will teach us about future bigger hits
New Scientist
You wait years for a space rock and then two come along at once. Just hours before an asteroid is due to almost graze Earth, a meteor has exploded over the Russian region of Chelyabinsk, injuring hundreds of people and damaging nearby buildings.

Meteor shower explodes in central Russis and Urals injuring people
NEWS.com.au
"There was a meteor shower, without fragments falling to the ground,'' an emergencies ministry spokesman told the Interfax news agency today. "A meteorite exploded above the Chelyabinsk region (of the Urals). The shock wave blew out windows in several ...

Russian Meteorite: Giant Meteor Lights Up Sky In Russia, Sparks UFO Fears In ...
The Inquisitr
A Russian meteorite lit up the sky in a series of explosions so loud that they shook houses and blew out windows, sparking fears that the bright lights in the sky could actually be a UFO. The meteor shower sparked panic in three major cities in Russia ...

Super Meteor makes huge Crater in Russia | 15.02.2013
YouTube
INCREDIBLE - Russian Meteor Shower- Russia meteorite may be part of Giant Asteroid to Hit Earth! Meteor Hits Russia Giant Meteor shower Over Russia meteorite may be part of Giant Asteroid CRAZY Apocalypse Now? Meteorite shower hits Russia lighting ...

'Meteor shower' hits Russia
WA today
RAW VISION: A reported "meteor" causes a bright flash in the sky and explosion in Russia's Chelyabinsk region. 15/02/13. Meteor shower over Russia sees meteorites hit Earth. National Bat Survey. Flying Foxes in Centennial Park Sydney, with Jane ...

Meteor creates fireball and large sonic boom over Russia Feb 15 2013
YouTube
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Russian meteor: Spectacular dash cam video of ...
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Video Courtesy: Aleksandr Ivanov - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7s- _jX0KU ...
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Hundreds injured after Russia meteor shower ...
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Meteor shower causes sharp aerial explosions, with broken glass injuring about 400 people ...
aljazeera.com

VIDEO: Meteor Injures Hundreds
A meteor that crashed in southern Russia injured a reported 400 people Friday. At least 3 ...
weather.com

Flying glass hazard in central Russia meteor shower ...
world news - The hundreds of people injured as a meteor shower rained down on central ...
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Video: Meteor falling over Russia caught on camera ...
Fragments of at least one meteor have fallen in the Chelyabinsk region of Russia, some 930 ...
telegraph.co.uk

Meteor shards hit Russia after explosion in the sky ...
Video footage purports to show fragments of a meteor coming to earth over Russia after it ...
guardian.co.uk

BBC News - Meteor shower explodes over Central ...
A meteor crashing to earth in the Urals of central Russia injures at least 400 people, as the ...
bbc.co.uk

BBC News - Meteor shower blows out windows in ...
A meteor in central Russia has caused some injuries and shattered windows, reports say.
bbc.co.uk

Apocalypse Now? Meteorite hits Russia lighting sky ...
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People in the Urals in Russia have seen burning objects raining down from the sky after a ...
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Meteorite Shower Hits Russia, Kazakhstan | Russia ...
MOSCOW, February 15 (RIA Novosti) – A meteorite shower has hit three regions of Russia, and ...
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Meteor shower rocks Russia
USA TODAY
Russia has been hit by a meteor shower, causing sharp explosions and reportedly injuring more than 400 people, according to reports. A meteor streaked across the sky over Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday morning,. Fragments of the meteor fell in a ...

A meteor just exploded over Russia
io9
A meteor just exploded over Russia Over a hundred people are injured after a meteor or meteors reportedly exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia this morning. Although there are no confirmed deaths, the full extent of the situation is still being assessed.

Amazing Meteor Showers Captured On Camera (VIDEOS)
Huffington Post UK
The Great Daylight 1972 Fireball en.wikipedia.org This is footage from early 70's of a meteorpassing over Alberta Canada.... Just to clarify, the host is talking about a "meteorite" actually its ameteor because it didn't hit the earth's surface ...

Falling meteor injures 400 in Russia
The Times of Israel
MOSCOW (AP) — A meteor streaked across the sky above Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday morning, causing sharp explosions and injuring more than 400 people, many of them hurt by broken glass. Fragments of the meteor fell in a thinly populated area of ...

In Photos: Meteor strike sows panic in Russia
Globe and Mail
In Photos: Meteor strike sows panic in Russia Add to ... The Globe and Mail. Published Friday, Feb. 15 2013, 3:57 AM EST. Last updated Friday, Feb. 15 2013, 3:57 AM EST. Oops, something bad just happened, don't worry, I'm sure it is our fault. If you ...

Injuries as meteor shower rains down on Russia - local media
TVNZ
A spectacular meteor shower has rained down on central Russia, injuring several people and shattering windows, reports say. There was panic on the streets as many buildings were evacuated, following powerful blasts as the meteors hurtled across the sky ...

Over 250 injured in meteor strike in Russia
Times of India
MOSCOW: Over 250 people were injured on Friday when a meteor burned up above the central Russian city of Chelyabinsk, unleashing a shock wave that shattered panes of glass, the interior ministry said. "Over 250 people were injured, three of them ...

400 injured by blasts as meteor falls in Russia
WTOP
In this photo taken with a mobile phone camera, a meteorite contrail is seen in Chelyabinsk region on Friday, Feb. 15, 2013. A meteor streaked across the sky of Russia’s Ural Mountains on Friday morning, causing sharp explosions and reportedly ...

Russian panic as meteor shower rains down
Radio Australia
A meteor shower has rained down on central Russia, sparking panic as the hurtling space debris exploded in the air, blew out windows and left hundreds injured. The trail of a falling object is seen above a residential apartment block in the Chelyabinsk.

Meteor Shower in Russia captured Amateur Video | Is this Part of Asteroid to ...
YouTube
Meteor Shower in Russia captured Amateur Video | Is this Part of Asteroid to Collide with EarthMeteor Shower in Russia captured Amateur Video | Is this Part of Asteroid to Collide with Earth A powerful blast rocked the Russian region of the Urals ...

RUSSIA METEOR 15/02/2013 Russian Meteorite / Meteorito en Rusia
YouTube
... siete meteoritos muy luminosos. Aunque ninguno impacto en la superficie uno exploto en el aire destruyendo vidrios y causando grandes daños. Tags: meteor, shower, strange, cosmic, meteorite, end of the world, nasa, space, astro, planet, destruction ...

Report: Russian meteor shower causes blast; hundreds injured
Bayoubuzz
(CNN) -- A meteor shower sparked an explosion that left 250 people injured Friday in southern Russia, state media reported. Of the hundreds, at least three were critically injured by broken glass, state-run RIA Novosti reported. A bright white flash ...

Meteor Hits Russia Hard
YouTube
Meteor Hits Russia Hard. MOXNEWSd0tC0M·5,473 videos. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 26,691. 302 views. Like 116 Dislike 4. Like. Sign in to YouTube. Sign in with your YouTube Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to like ...

Meteor Attack in Russian Meteorite hits вспышка над Челябинском
YouTube
вспышка над Челябинском Meteorite shower hits Russia lighting sky, shattering windows Rock Attack Valentine day blast wave blows out doors windows Взрыв метеорита в Челябинске white light feb february 14 15 2013 new Взрыв метеорита над ...

Meteor shower causes damage
iAfrica.com
A plunging meteor exploded with a blinding flash above central Russia on Friday, sowing panic as the hurtling space debris set off a shockwave that smashed windows and left over 250 people injured. Morning traffic ground to a sudden halt in the Urals ...

End Times Asteroid Meteor Shower in Russia ? Loud EXPLOSION Взрыв ...
YouTube
No one was hurt in a meteor shower, an emergency official told RIA-Novosti. Local residents said they witnessed burning objects in the sky of the Chelyabinsk and Sverdlovsk regions. A Reuters witness in Chelyabinsk reported hearing a huge blast early ...

Incredible meteor strike caught on video- Russia [HD]
YouTube
A series of explosions in the skies of Russia's Urals region, reportedly caused by a meteorshower, has sparked panic in three major cities. Witnesses said that houses shuddered, windows were blown out and cellphones stopped working. A bright flash was ...

Meteor Crash in Russia - AMAZING VIDEO
YouTube
Incredible Video of Meteor in Russia Huge Meteor Explodes Over Russia Amazing MeteorCrash in Russia Meteorite falls near Russian border, Meteorite shower blows out windows in Russia Meteor Streaks Over Russia, Explodes Meteor shower hits central ...

Russian Meteor Impact Unrelated To Asteroid 2012 DA14 Says Astronomer
Newsroom America
(Newsroom America) -- Astronomer Phil Plait says his "tentative" opinion is that a meteor which has exploded over Russia is real, but that it is not related to the asteroid 2012 DA14 which is due to make a close fly-by of earth in the next few hours ...

Buildings evacuated after Russian meteor
ITV News
Buildings evacuated after Russian meteor. Last updated Fri 15 Feb 2013. World · Meteorite · Russia · Share on Facebook · Share on Twitter Share on Google+. Video has been posted online which shows broken glass covering the ground as a building is ...

Meteorite Shower Hits Russia, Kazakhstan
RIA Novosti
MOSCOW, February 15 (RIA Novosti) – A hail of meteor fragments has hit three regions of Russia, and neighboring Kazakhstan, Russian Emergencies Ministry officials confirmed on Friday morning. As of mid-day, over 400 people had reported injuries as a ...

Метеорит в Челябинске / meteor russia 15.02.13
YouTube
Метеорит в Челябинске / meteor russia 15.02.13. vladimireryomin·59 videos. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 2,091. 317 views. Like 4 Dislike 3. Like. Sign in to YouTube. Sign in with your YouTube Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, ...

Amazing Meteor smoke trail and explosions in Russia
YouTube
Amazing Meteor smoke trail and explosions in Russia. SpeedNewz1·48 videos. Subscribe Subscribed Unsubscribe 3. 222 views. Like 6 Dislike 0. Like. Sign in to YouTube. Sign in with your YouTube Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, ...

Meteor falling in Russian atmosphere
YouTube
Large Meteor Breakup (2011.09.30)by djxatlanta 41,720 views · 0:26. Watch Later UFO mystery: Latest sighting in Siberia April,13 2012by Dantexfiles2 557 views · 0:05. Watch Later NASA /Meteor seen by NASA | Marshal space flight centerby slickJR1000 ...

400 injured as meteor fireball screams across sky in Russia Cosmic Log
A huge fireball fell from the skies over Russia's Chelyabinsk region early Friday, resulting in a powerful blast that reportedly injured about 400 people.
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Meteor Fireball Triggers Explosions and Injuries ...
MOSCOW -- At least 100 people were reportedly injured when a meteorstreaked across the ...
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Russian Meteor: Meteor Rain or Shower over Russia
Moscow: A meteor shower has rained down on central Russia, sowing panic as hurtling space ...
smh.com.au

Russian meteorite crash: LIVE UPDATES — RT
The Russian Urals region has been stricken by a sudden cosmic attack. Unidentified flying ...
rt.com

Some 400 Injured in Russian Meteor Shower ...
MOSCOW, February 15 (RIA Novosti) - The number of people who have sought medical help ...
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Huge Fireball Explodes Over Russia
Discovery News
A huge fireball shattered the morning skies over Russia's Urals region generating a series of powerful sonic booms, blowing out windows and causing widespread panic. The event has been captured by a series of Youtube videos uploaded from eyewitness ...

Meteor creates fireball and large sonic boom over Russia Feb 15 2013
YouTube
Sign in with your YouTube Account (YouTube, Google+, Gmail, Orkut, Picasa, or Chrome) to add Thunder Child's video to your playlist. Sign in. Statistics Report. Published on Feb 14, 2013. Meteor creates fireball and large explosion over Russia Feb 15 ...

Meteorite crash in Russia: Video of meteorite ...
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A series of explosions in the skies of Russia's Urals region, reportedly caused by a meteor ...
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Meteorite Shower Rocks Russia - world | Stuff.co.nz
A meteor streaked across the sky over Russia's Ural Mountains on Friday morning, causing ...
stuff.co.nz

Video: Meteorite falling over Russia caught on ...
Fragments of at least one meteorite fell in the Chelyabinsk region of Russia, some 930 miles ...
telegraph.co.uk

Russian Meteor: Meteor Rain or Shower over Russia
Moscow: A meteor shower has caused explosions in the lower atmosphere above central ...
smh.com.au

Fireball sparks alarm in Russia Cosmic Log
A huge fireball fell from the skies over Russia's Chelyabinsk region early Friday, resulting in a spate of dramatic eyewitness videos and reports of a ...
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Météorite qui a touchée la Russie
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Sign in. Transcript Statistics Report. Published on Feb 15, 2013. Chute de Météorite qui est tombée dans l'Oural en Russie le 15 février 2013. Impact, météorite qui est tombée sur Terre. Suivi dans les forums de TDF : http://www.laterredufutur.com/html/ph.

Meteorite Fragments Rain Down on Russia ...
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev, speaking at an economic forum going on in Siberia ...
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Non-Russian Meteor/Meteorite News-

When an asteroid gets too close
Wed, 13 Feb, 2013 11:40 PM PST
By now, you've probably heard about the asteroid that will zip by the Earth tomorrow. It goes by the unglamorous name of "Asteroid 2012 DA14," and it is projected to pass within 17,200 miles of the home planet. On the cosmic scale, it's missing us by a whisker. At half a football field in diameter, Asteroid 2012 DA14 is about the same size as the meteorite that gouged out Arizona's famous Meteor ...

Particles of a meteorite fall into a house near ...
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Particles of a meteorite fall into a house near parliament. adaderana·3,523 videos. Subscribe ...
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Enormous fireball seen from Belgium, The Netherlands and ...
Initial Sighting Reports 13 February 2013 - O'Neill Keegan. Florennes, Namur, Belgium 22.20 CET 15 seconds duration (very very long!). Northwest direction ...
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Meteorite Hunting on Lake Dumbleyung - Dry Salt ...
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Meteorite Hunting on Lake Dumbleyung - Dry Salt Lake in Western Australia - Part 2.
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Note'  This post was not posted until 19MAR2013 due to all of the news being reported myself during the Russian event.

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