Asteroid hit near Shangri-La County in SW China’s Yunnan

Asteroid hit near Shangri-La County in SW China’s Yunnan.The hit has made an explosion equivalent to 540 tons of TNT.

An asteroid is reported to have hit near Shangri-La County in Southwest China’s Yunnan Province.The hit has made an explosion equivalent to 540 tons of TNT, slightly stronger than that of the Xilingele event in 2014.

It blasted at less than 40 kilometers high, a relatively low height, so there is a possibility of unburned meteorites and debris falling to the ground. Many people in Yunnan has taken suspected meteorite video.