173 Kiloton Explosion Over Bering Sea Was Asteroid Breaking Up


Scott Manley
Published on Mar 19, 2019

Almost nobody noticed this, but back in December a chunk of space rock slammed into the Earth’s atmosphere at 32km/sec over the Bering sea. The aerodynamic forces tore it apart and it released energy equivalent to a 170 kiloton weapon. And almost nobody noticed.

Find out more about the asteroid hazard and how you can help at the B612 Foundation https://b612foundation.org/

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