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Cuba, California report possible meteor explosions

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  • Investigators work Saturday at a hole in the ice of Chebarkul Lake where a meteorite reportedly struck the lake near the town of Chebarkul, Russia. With a blinding flash and a booming shock wave, a meteor blazed across the western Siberian sky Friday and exploded with the force of 20 atomic bombs.

      Investigators work Saturday at a hole in the ice of Chebarkul Lake where a meteorite reportedly struck the lake near the town of Chebarkul, Russia. With a blinding flash and a booming shock wave, a meteor blazed across the western Siberian sky Friday and exploded with the force of 20 atomic bombs.
    Associated Press

 
Associate Press

Cuba apparently experienced a phenomenon similar to but smaller than the meteorite that detonated over russia this week, island media reported, with startled residents describing a bright light in the sky and a loud explosion that shook windows and walls. also friday, residents of the san francisco bay area reported seeing a fireball in the sky that scientists said was likely a piece of space rock.

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