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Images: Russian Meteor Explosion

Infrasound waveform from Russian meteor

Infrasound waveform from Russian meteor

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The Russian meteor blast send infrasound, or low-frequency sound waves, through the atmosphere.

Russian meteor infrasound locations

Russian meteor infrasound locations

(Image credit: Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Organization )

Eleven infrasound stations around the world recorded the meteor blast above Russian on Friday.

First light

russia meteor shatters windows

(Image credit: Russia Today)

The fireball from a meteor that exploded over Chelyabinsk, Russia, on Feb. 15, 2013, creating a shockwave that shattered windows and injured more than 1,000 people. (Video screenshot)