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9 Spectacular Videos Of The Russian Meteorite Blast


This clip from a rural area shows the trail in the sky and captures the impact's sound.

Here, a dashboard cam shows a spectacular beam of light brighten the sky.

A split-screen shows the meteor light up the sky, and a man's perplexed reaction.

Surveillance footage shows a roundabout turn almost completely white.

This dashboard camera provided a closer glimpse of the fireball.

Another dashboard cam shows a strobe-light effect over a lush forested area.

Another camera provided footage from a vehicle seemingly directly below the meteor.

An epic blast from the meteorite can be heard at the 28 second mark of this video.

The blast can be heard immediately in this video, along with windows shattering.

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Tom Kludt is a News Writer for Talking Points Memo based in New York City. A former research intern and polling fellow for TPM, Tom served as assistant polling editor for TPM Media's PollTracker during the 2012 campaign. Before joining TPM, he worked on political campaigns and wrote for various publications in Minnesota and his native South Dakota. Tom graduated summa cum laude from the University of South Dakota in May of 2010 with a B.A. in Political Science and History. He can be reached at