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The Chelyabinsk Meteorite as a multiple source of acoustic and seismic waves

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Shock waves and impact of the Chelyabinsk Meteorite fragments on the ground initiated various waves in the atmosphere and the earth. Three different sources of seismic and infrasound waves were found by arrival time and azimuth of seismic and infrasound waves recorded by the International Monitoring System.

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Original Russian Text © I.O. Kitov, D.I. Bobrov, V.M. Ovchinnikov, M.V. Rozhkov, 2016, published in Doklady Akademii Nauk, 2016, Vol. 468, No. 2, pp. 201–204.

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Kitov, I.O., Bobrov, D.I., Ovchinnikov, V.M. et al. The Chelyabinsk Meteorite as a multiple source of acoustic and seismic waves. Dokl. Earth Sc. 468, 507–510 (2016).

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