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Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear‑Test‑Ban Treaty Organization

Infrasound Monitoring of the Meteor that Broke up Over Russia's Ural Mountains

Caption: Seventeen infrasound stations in the CTBTO's network detected the infrasonic waves from the meteor that broke-up over Russia's Ural mountains on Feb. 15, 2013. The furthest station to record the sub-audible sound was 15,000 km away in Antarctica.

Credit: CTBTO

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