TIL in 1908 a meteorite over Siberia exploded with the force of a 12 megaton bomb, flattened 80 million trees, and likely killed at least three people. by whatilearned October 16, 2021, 12:52 am Read more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunguska_event What do you think? 12 Points Upvote Downvote bombexplodedflattenedforcekilledmegatonmeteoritemillionpeopleSiberiaTILToday I learnedtrees See more Previous article TIL that daily or weekly streak doesn’t motivate people to continue doing something once it’s discontinued. Rather, it’s better to show the total number of days that you did something since the number will never be decreased and never demotivate users. Next article What exists solely because of you? 11 Comments Leave a Reply It is not a matter of if it happens again, only a matter of when. Log in to Reply The one that flattened a bronze age town is what fascinates me. Log in to Reply Does anybody know what would have happened if it actually crashed into earth instead of blowing up 3-6 miles out? Considering the damage it did cause would this have been almost fatal for earth creatures like what happened to the dinosaurs if it did hit earth? Log in to Reply Some say comet, some say meteor. Is it completely out of the realm of possibility that an angel just slipped and fell? I mean it is winter up there, after all. Log in to Reply I thought it was not determined to be a comet or meteor YET. When did they make it official? Log in to Reply A wizard did it. Log in to Reply Just going off definitions of comet and meteor it seems more likely to be a comet. I learned something new. Log in to Reply I wasn’t aware that we had conclusive evidence of what caused Tunguska. Log in to Reply Explosive yield: 12 megaton TNT Casualties: 3 Siberia: Big Log in to Reply Or was it the birth of one of the Kim’s? Log in to Reply Probably something a bit more substantial than a meteor. Log in to Reply Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.