posted on Feb, 15 2013 @ 10:18 PM
Originally posted by impaired
You can see it at 4:36. It takes minutes for the shock wave to hit. It must have been tens of miles away when it hit. And there are other bangs as
well after. It's insane!
Just doing a few calculations...
Fireball at 4:36
Bang at 7:00
Thats a time delay of 2:24, or 144 seconds.
Assuming sound at 300m/second (yeah, I know it varies with altitude so I'll use a rough average)
then the distance is 43 km (27 miles).
Various sources say that the fireball was 15-20-24 km high, but this video shows it as some distance away from vertical so the distance to it is