Moscow – Thousands of Russian citizens were mobilized to clean up the damage caused by the meteor hit near the Ural mountains failed to find the space rock fragments. Failing that later sparked a conversation about the conspiracy theories about secret weapons and a warning from God.
A number of divers were deployed to search for the stone at the bottom of the river Chelyabinsk, where the discovery of a hole diameter of a few meters only found a small object size of 1 cm. Not found a bigger rock fragments.
The loss of the space rock proof ignited sharing conspiracy theories about the cause of the terrible explosion and fireball in the sky city of Chelyabinsk, a city where many of Russia’s defense industry operates.
One wing nationalist Russian politician, Vladimir Zhirinovsky told reporters in Moscow said that the explosion was actually the act of “state of war enthusiast”, the United States.
“It was not a meteor. Was new weapons being tested by the American people,” said Zhirinovsky.
Meanwhile, a priest who lived near the blast area warning call from the Lord. But some activists suspect the explosion was the result of weapons testing.
“Honestly, I am more convinced that it was the military stuff,” said Oksana Trufanova, a local rights activist asai.
But emergency officials in town affairs ministry assesses military related speculations expressed its citizens is “rubbish”.
As for the agency antarisa meteor that hit Russia Chelyabinsk was shot with a speed of 30.57 km / h and leaving a trail of white smoke in the sky along the 201 km.
While the U.S. space agency, NASA, estimated meteor approximately 16.76 meters in diameter before it enters Earth’s atmosphere with a weight of 10,000 tons.
Meteor explodes far above the Earth, releasing about 500 kilotons of energy – equivalent to almost 30 times greater than the atomic bomb that exploded at Hiroshima, Japan in World War II.