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Registered meteorites that has impacted on Earth visualized

on Tue, 02/19/2013 - 02:46

Last week, on February 14, 2013 a meteorite struck Chelyabinsk, located in the Russian region of the Ural Mountains, about 1,500 kilometers (930 miles) east of Moscow. According to reports, about 10,000 people were injured due to its impact.

This article and data visualization allows to explore more than 34 thousands registered meteorite impacts on Earth back then from 2,500 BCE to 2012.