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On a day that opened with a large meteor explosion over Russia and an asteroid big enough to destroy a city passing between our weather satellites and the planet, humanity is keeping a keen eye on they sky for more. Friday evening (February 15) was capped off with another sighting captured on video in Northern California in the San Francisco area.
News broke this morning of a meteor exploding in the sky over the Chelyabinsk region in the Ural Mountains of Russia. Since then, numerous amateur videos have hit the internet showing the explosion and thunderous roar of the event.
On what seemed like a normal Friday morning in the Chelyabinsk region of South Central Russia, the unexpected happened. A large meteor streaked across the sky, exploding in the atmosphere, and unleashing an intense flash and thunderous explosion. We have a collection of videos from the explosion and updated injury and damage details after the jump.