Units of Measure

What weighs 10000 tons?

Answer

Wiki User
03/02/2013

The meteorite that hit in Russia on February 15, 2013 is estimated to have weighed 10,000 tons. It was approx. 55 feet wide, was traveling at approx. 40,000 mph, and the blast estimate of its impact was equivalent to a 500-kiloton explosion.