MOSCOW, February 15 (Itar-Tass) – No more meteorite fragments are expected to fall, Itar-Tass learned at the National Crisis Management Centre of the Russian Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM).
“The further fall of the meteorite fragments are not expected,” a representative of the EMERCOM Crisis Management Centre stressed.
According to preliminary estimates, there was the destruction of a meteorite, which partially burned in the lower atmosphere. The incident occurred over the territory of the Urals Federal District.
“Little pieces of the meteorite reached Earth and fell in sparsely populated terrain near the town Satka of the Chelyabinsk Region,” the National Crisis Management Centre reported.