Seismoacoustic coupling induced by the breakup of the 15 February 2013 Chelyabinsk meteor

  title={Seismoacoustic coupling induced by the breakup of the 15 February 2013 Chelyabinsk meteor},
  author={Beno{\^i}t Tauzin and {\'E}ric Debayle and Cathy Quantin and Nicolas Coltice},
  journal={Geophysical Research Letters},
  pages={3522 - 3526}
On 15 February 2013 around 03:20:00 UTC, the largest meteor reported since the 1908 Tunguska event was observed as a fireball traveling through the Earth's atmosphere, exploding in an air burst near the city of Chelyabinsk, Russia. The rarity of such an event provides a unique window on the physics of meteoroid collision. We report the fine seismic detection of Rayleigh waves produced by the coupling of ground motion with the incident shock wave at distances up to 4000 km from the event… 
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