Suspected meteorite crashes into a roof in Thailand in loud bangA mysterious rock, believed to be a meteorite, crashed through the roof of a house in Phitsanulok’s Muang district, Thailand, on June 28, 2016.
The suspected meteorite fell through the roof of a home in Plai Chumphon at 7.26am, hit a wall and then bounced to the floor, breaking into five pieces.
The suspected meteorite crashed the roof of a Thailand’s house.
The owner of the house explains:
I was having breakfast when I was suddenly surprised by a loud bang. After looking around, I found a rock about the size of an egg and some fragments nearby. The largest chunk was still very hot.
The meteorite made a hole in the roof
The woman, Mrs Bualom, believes the rock is from outer space and will bring her good luck.
Mr Bualom also heard the explosion at about 7am before the 300g rock fell through his roof.
A small piece of this meteorite is being investigated by specialists.
The loud bang was also reported in the adjacent districts of Nakhon Thai and Chat Trakan.
The space rock after investigation at the University of Thailand.
After a first investigation, scientists believe this chunk of rock is likely a meteorite as it contained large amount of iron and was attracted by a magnet.
Bron: http://strangesounds.org/2016/06/meteorite-crashes-into-a-roof-in-thailand-loud-bang-pictures.html | Gewijzigd: 1 februari 2017, 10:17 uur, door Joyce.s