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Now here's something you don't see everyday, a meteor strike during the day in Russia. That's right, Sky News reports that "fragments of at least one meteorite - the weight of a double-decker bus - were seen falling from the morning sky in the Chelyabinsk region at around 9am local time, around 1,500km east of Moscow." Continue reading for the video and more information.

According to The Russian Academy of Sciences, the meteor was estimated to weigh approximately 10-tons and entered the Earth's atmosphere at speeds in excess of 32,999mph, or 15-times the speed of a rifle bullet, and shattered up to 32 miles above ground.



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This entry was posted on 02/15/2013 02:30am and is filed under Video, World News .
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