Confirmed by AP: AP, 10:58a ET: Cuba reports powerful meteorite explosion [...] Cuban official media say the island apparently experienced a phenomenon similar to the meteorite that detonated over Russia this week. A video posted on news website CubaSi reports that residents of the city of Rodas witnessed a bright light in the sky and a loud explosion that shook windows and walls. [...]
HAVANA (AP) — Cuba apparently experienced a phenomenon similar to but smaller than themeteorite that detonated over Russia this week, island media reported, with startled residents describing a bright light in the sky and a loud explosion that shook windows and walls.
Cuba, 15.02.2013 Residents of a locality ‘in the central region of Cuba said they had seen an object that fell from the sky and exploded with a great noise, which shook the houses of the place: it is learned from testimonies collected by local television. In service published this morning by Rodas, town in the province of Cienfuegos, witnesses described a very bright light that has come to have large size, comparable to that of a bus, before exploding in the sky.
Huge explosion in the sky in Cuba Meanwhile, also from Cuba has been reported in an explosion sky. In the central region of the island has seen an object that fell from the sky and exploded with a great noise, which shook the houses in the place, reports on local television. In a report released this morning by Rodas, town in the province of Cienfuegos, witnesses described a very bright light that has come to have large size, comparable to that of a bus, before exploding in the sky. Marcos Rodriguez, a resident in region, as defined by the issuer an expert, reported that “everything seems to indicate that it was a fireball, which is a fragment of stone and metal that enters the Earth’s atmosphere at high speed.” Experts are now examining the area for possible remains Rodas minerals falling from the sky, the TV station added. translated-
HAVANA – Another meteorite, another outbreak accompanied by objects falling from the sky was reported by residents of a town in the central region of Cuba
Explosion in the sky in Cuba: a new meteorite falls to Earth?
Not only Russia : in Cuba eyewitnesses living in a localitaà in the central region of the island have reported seeing an object that fell from the sky and exploded causing a roar that shook the houses in the place.
was revealed by the Cuban television, that in these hours is spreading the testimonies of citizens.
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The witnesses , inhabitants of the province of Cienfuegos, the cameras have reported seeing a bright light, combined with a large flying object which then explode in the sky.
Cuban specialists are examining the area for possible remains Rodas minerals falling from the sky, the TV station added.
They claim that a supposed meteorite fell also in Cuba on Wednesday
Witnesses in a town in central Cuba this week reported the fall of a celestial phenomenon that ended with a huge explosion in the sky that shook local houses. The phenomenon occurred in addition to Friday in Russia.
According to the report of the morning news program on Cuban television from Rhodes, Cienfuegos, Midwest, there was a very bright light that reached the naked eye, the size of a bus in the sky and exploded.
One witness, a fisherman, told the television news that “about 8 pm (local time) on Wednesday saw a light in the sky moved into a flame” big, bigger than the sun “and the three or four minutes, “we heard the explosion.”
Feb 16, 2013
An object fell from the sky over central Cuba on Thursday night and turned into a fireball “bigger than the sun” before it exploded, a Cuban TV channel reported Friday, citing eyewitnesses.
Some residents in the central province of Cienfuegos were quoted as saying that at around 8 p.m. local time Thursday (0100 GMT Friday) they saw a bright spot in the sky comparable to a bus in size.
The object then turned into a fireball “bigger than the sun,” said the witnesses, adding that several minutes later they heard a loud explosion.
One resident told the TV station that his house shook slightly in the blast.
Cuban experts have been dispatched to the area to look for possible remains of the meteor-like object, said the report.
It remains unknown whether the reported phenomenon in Cuba is related to Friday’s meteor strike in central Russia, which set off a shockwave that shattered windows and left some 1,000 people injured.