Blazing meteorite 'shakes the ground' and 'warms the air' as it streaks across the night sky in amazing video before smashing through 3ft of solid ice in Russia (2 Pics)

This is the moment a blazing meteorite shot across the night sky in Russia with reports saying it 'shook the ground' and 'warmed the air' before smashing through 3ft of solid ice.
Spectacular new footage shows the 'small meteorite' flashing across the sky in Evenkia district of Krasnoyarsk region moments before impact last month. 
Russian scientists now claim to have located it and have sent leading experts from Moscow to examine the mysterious Siberian phenomenon at the crash site in the Podkamennaya Tunguska River.

It was described as a 'glowing ball' that turned the evening 'bright and warm' close to the site of the world's largest 'meteor explosion' which had the force of 185 Hiroshima bombs.
Footage showed the dazzling flash changing colour from green to yellow to orange.  
The meteorite split in two shortly before it hit the frozen river. 
Experts say one part of the cosmic rock smashed through more than 4ft of snow and 3ft of solid ice into the river.
Scientists from Moscow's Vernadsky Institute say they have located the ice hole where the cosmic rock fell and an attempt will be made soon to retrieve the rock from the river bed.
They are working with the Finnish Meteorological Institute on the project.   
The head of administration in the village of Uchami, with a population of 96 and close to the site, felt the ground move, reported The Siberian Times. 
'I was home when I heard loud thunder which sounded like an explosion.
'There was a huge glow, the floor trembled and dry branches fell off a birch tree in the yard,' said Natalia Moskvitina.
'I panicked and called my brother who lives some 300 metres away.
'He said he wondered if this was a plane crash.'
One witness claimed the edge was taken off the minus 20C cold by the eerie phenomenon.
'The night got bright and warm, as if a giant light bulb was switched on in the sky', said witness Pyotr Bondarev from Tura village.
Bondarev said: 'It was about 7.30 pm, it was dark.
'I was outside having a walk with my wife and children, when the sky flashed green and yellow.
'Many people saw it and got very excited.'
Locals claimed it was a 'second Tunguska'.
The crash site is several hundred miles from the monumental Tunguska Event 111 years ago.
More than 770 square miles of forest was wiped out after a fireball - believed to be some 330 ft wide - tore through the atmosphere and exploded, according to scientists.

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