Tunguska Explosion

Tunguska Explosion

On June 30, 1908, an explosion that was equal to more than 2,000 atomic bombs…

On June 30, 1908, an explosion that was equal to more than 2,000 atomic bombs, estimated to have the effects of a 5.0 magnitude earthquake, and was as hot and bright as the sun shook the wilderness of Tunguska, Siberia. Millions of trees fell and dust from the explosion lit up the night sky, all of which was able to be seen as far away as London. To this date, nobody is quite sure what caused the event. Witnesses claim that a fireball descended from the sky to cause the devastation, though some scientists believe that a meteor exploded just above the ground. Some wilder theories posit that a UFO crashed into Earth, that it was all Nikola Tesla’s fault, and even that a black hole touched the Earth.

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