The kinetic energy was equivalent to 500 kilotons of TNT which amounts to the energy released from 33 atomic bombs as detonated at Hiroshima. The air burst and the following shock wave resulted in 200'000 square metres of broken windows and damage to about 4000 homes. According to press releases a fragment of the meteorite hit lake Tschebarkul near the town of Chelyabinsk, tearing a hole of about six metres in diameter in the ice sheet. With this coin you experience the explosion through the eyes of the inhabitants of Chelyabinsk. Broken window panes and the passing meteoroid trail in the sky.
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Fell free to contact if you have any questions. The item "Cook Islands 2013 5$ METEORITE CHELYABINSK Russia Silver Coin Real Meteorite pcs" is in sale since Thursday, February 25, 2016. This item is in the category "Coins & Paper Money\Coins\ World\Australia & Oceania\South Pacific". The seller is "worldancient" and is located in Etobicoke, Ontario.This item can be shipped worldwide.