February 15, 2013
What It Was Like to Watch the Russian Meteorite(s) Fall

"I was driving to work, it was quite dark, but it suddenly became as bright as if it was day. I felt like I was blinded by headlights."— Viktor Prokofiev, 36, a resident of Yekaterinburg, where the meteorite hit in the Urals Mountains
"What was it? People said it was a plane that fell and exploded. I saw a bright blast from behind me. Everything was lit up, very bright light. It was like from Armageddon movie when the meteorite rain started, I really thought it was like doomsday. It was so scary especially the explosion. It was very strong. I am speechless. It was so strong. My camera couldn’t reproduce how strong the bang was.’” — Gulnara Dudka, a woman in her 20s
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Wow.

What It Was Like to Watch the Russian Meteorite(s) Fall

  • "I was driving to work, it was quite dark, but it suddenly became as bright as if it was day. I felt like I was blinded by headlights."
    Viktor Prokofiev, 36, a resident of Yekaterinburg, where the meteorite hit in the Urals Mountains

  • "What was it? People said it was a plane that fell and exploded. I saw a bright blast from behind me. Everything was lit up, very bright light. It was like from Armageddon movie when the meteorite rain started, I really thought it was like doomsday. It was so scary especially the explosion. It was very strong. I am speechless. It was so strong. My camera couldn’t reproduce how strong the bang was.’” 
    — Gulnara Dudka, a woman in her 20s

Read more.

Wow.

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