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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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