08 September 2014

The Latest Worldwide Meteor/Meteorite News 08SEP2014

The reason my reporting on the "Nicaragua Crater" report is slow to be posted about is because it is likely NOT a crater caused by a meteorite impact. - LunarMeteoriteHunter, Tokyo

A meteorite fell in the capital of Nicaragua
This is the second time in Nicaragua a phenomenon of this type is presented, taking into account that in 1997 was the first time that a meteor hit the ...

Meteorite crater footage: Asteroid fragment blows huge hole in Nicaraguan capital
YouTube ⋅ 00:47
A small meteorite crashed in a wooded area near Managua's airport Saturday. It left a crater with a radius of 12 meters (39 feet) and a depth of five ...

House Subcommittee to Hold Hearing on ASTEROIDS Act on September 10
Marcia S. Smith- 03-Sep-2014
The Space Subcommittee of the House Science, Space, and Technology Committee
will hold a hearing next week on the ASTEROIDS Act

Small meteorite strikes Nicaragua, government says
Washington Post
The crater left by the meteorite had a radius of 12 meters (39 feet) and a depth of 5 meters (16 feet), said Humberto Saballos, a volcanologist with the ...

Impact! Massive overhead meteor explosion in Nicaragua - Small impact crater left by meteorite
YouTube ⋅ 00:52
AP reports: "A mysterious explosion that rocked Nicaragua's crowded capital Managua, creating a large crater, appears to have been caused by a ...

Meteorite strike blasts crater in Nicaraguan capital
ABC Online
Meteorite strike blasts crater in Nicaraguan capital Managua. Updated September 08, 2014 17:06:28. The impact near Managua's international airport ...

How a meteorite inspired Chelyabinsk
Russia and India Report
The meteorite that fell a year and a half ago in the vicinity of the city has inspired local businessmen and significantly increased the Ural region's ...

Huge fireball flashes across Spanish sky
The Local.es
The Spanish Meteor Network (SPMN) confirmed that a fireball of unknown origin was visible on Sunday morning from eight Spanish regions spanning ...

Meteor Strikes Nicaragua As Giant Asteroid Misses Earth
Huffington Post UK
A meteor has hit Nicaragua, leaving a crater that's around 39 feet in radius and over 16 feet deep. The impact was believed to have taken place at ...

Nicaragua Meteorite 2014: Managua Blast Likely Caused By Heavenly Body
International Business Times ⋅ 00:15
The small meteorite blasted out a large crater, measuring 16 feet deep and 39 feet wide.

Suspected meteorite leaves crater in Managua, is linked to asteroid
The Australian
“You can see two waves: first, a small seismic wave when the meteorite hit earth, and then another stronger one, which is the impact of the sound,” he ...

Earth's history of meteorite strikes, in one awesome visualization
You'll notice an increase in meteorite sightings over time — which is most likely because there are more and more people around to witness these ...

Catching a falling star: How a meteorite inspired Chelyabinsk
Russia Beyond the Headlines
Recently, Chelyabinsk-based advertiser and designer Albert Rastyapin completed a four-meter triptych dedicated to the meteorite that fell a year and a ...

Asteroid near-miss fly-by poses alarming question: What if it didn't miss?
So what would happen if, say, asteroid 2014 RC actually impacted the Earth? The go-to comparison here, of course, is the Chelyabinskmeteor, which, ...

2014 The Year of "CERTAIN Uncertainty" ™; Meteors, Asteroids, Comets, and MORE!!

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