Updated: Mon, 23 Dec 2013 02:45:00 GMT | By MSN.ca
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“I was smoking outside the door when I looked up at the sky and suddenly the sky lit up with a bright light and something that looked like the sun fell.” Sergei Bobunets, after witnessing a meteor explode over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk on February 15. It injured hundreds of people and damaged more than 4,300 buildings, the most powerful meteor to hit the Earth in more than a century.

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