Record meteorite hit Norway

June 9, 2006 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Early reports are that a record explosion (measuring in the kiloton range) may have happened in Norway as a meteor crashed into it. More news when I get it.

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Addendum: If my timezone math is correct, Oslo is +2 hours to GMT. The ARCES array maintained by NORSAR (an organization apparently tasked with seismic monitoring as part of trying to ensure compliance with nuclear test ban treaties) has a nice webpage. According to the article, they registered a seismic event at 2:13am local time, and you can actually see it as a blip in the first line (occuring at 12:13 GMT of their seismic data as archived on their website.

Seismograph Data from the ARCES array