1947 Sikhote-Alin meteor

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An iron meteorite about 90 tons in mass fell in Russia's Sikhote-Alin mountain range on 1947-Feb-11, exploding in a large airburst about 5.6 km above the ground. Since it impacted Earth in broad daylight, this event was observed by many eyewitnesses at the time, and an estimated 23 tons of debris from the object were recovered. This is one of the largest impact events in recorded history

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