Russian meteor strike

by Dewbo
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Dewbo is offline
Mar12-13, 04:59 PM
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Why was there a delay between the explosion from the meteor in Russia and the sonic boom hitting the cities? And how long was it?
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Mar12-13, 05:09 PM
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Hint: I am moving this question to introductory physics.

You really should read read the forum rules. You have to show your attempts at solving the question to receive help. This is a forum policy.
CWatters is offline
Mar12-13, 05:38 PM
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The answer is simple. It's because the meteor didn't explode _in_ the Russian cities.

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