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

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

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Caption: Infrasonic waves from the meteor that broke up over Russia's Ural mountains on Feb. 15, 2013 were the largest ever recorded by the CTBTO's International Monitoring System. Watch this animation and hear the infrasound recording of the meteor after it has been filtered and the signal accelerated.

Credit: CTBTO

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