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Russian meteor strike

  1. Mar 12, 2013 #1
    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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  3. Mar 12, 2013 #2

    Borek

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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.
     
  4. Mar 12, 2013 #3

    CWatters

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    The answer is simple. It's because the meteor didn't explode _in_ the Russian cities.
     
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