Fireball that exploded over the US Thule Air Base in Greenland shook Earth, triggering seismic sensors


When a blazing fireball from space exploded over Earth on July 25, scientists captured the first-ever seismic recordings of a meteor impact on ice in Greenland. 

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When a blazing fireball from space exploded over Earth on July 25, scientists captured the first-ever seismic recordings of a meteor impact on ice in Greenland. Picture: 
Vadim Sadovski/Shutterstock

At approximately 8 p.m. local time on that day, residents of the town of Qaanaaq on Greenland’s northwestern coast reported seeing a bright light in the sky and feeling the ground shake as a meteor exploded near the Thule Air Base. 

But the fleeting event was detected by more than just human observers, according to unpublished research presented Dec. 12 here at the annual conference of the American Geophysical Union (AGU). 

Seismographic equipment, which had been installed near Qaanaaq just a few months earlier to monitor how ground shaking affected the ice, also recorded the fiery meteor blast. The Qaanaaq fireball provided scientists with the first evidence of how an icy environment – and, possibly, a distant ice-covered world – could respond to a meteor impact. 

The first sign of the meteor was a brilliant flash in the sky over Greenland; the meteor was at its brightest at an altitude of approximately 27 miles (43 kilometers) above the ground, and it was traveling at nearly 54,000 mph (87,000 km/h), according to the International Meteor Organization (IMO). 

When the meteor exploded over Thule Air Base, the U.S. Air Force’s northernmost base, it was like a bomb going off. With a calculated impact energy of 2.1 kilotons of TNT, this blast was the second-most-energetic fireball of the year. A map of the impact site was shared on Twitter on July 31 by Ron Baalke of the Solar System Dynamics group at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (and a “space explorer,” as he describes himself in his Twitter bio). 

Researchers with the Seismometer to Investigate Ice and Ocean Structure (SIIOS) at the University of Arizona had installed an array of seismometers about 43 miles (70 km) north of Qaanaaq. Recordings captured by the seismic sensors were interpreted by two Danish Seismological Network broadband stations in Greenland: TULEG (Station Thule) and NEEM (Station Eemian). The scientists were then able to identify a seismic event that matched the arc of the traveling ground waves and estimate the impact point of the fireball, the researchers reported at AGU. 

They pinpointed the epicenter of the event near Humboldt glacier on the Greenland ice sheet, and seismic equipment picked up tremors from the impact location as far as 218 miles (350 km) away. 

But their findings also have implications that extend beyond Earth. This seismic event was the first-ever recorded analog for impact events on ice-covered worlds – such as frozen Europa, which is a moon orbiting Jupiter, and frigid Enceladus, an icy moon of Saturn – and these findings “will inform impact science across objects throughout the solar system,” the researchers said.

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[Live Science, IMO]


  1. Dutchsinse reports there was a hot spot, and plume came out in California. The location he pointed was westside of Honey Lake with Sierra Army Depot & Army Base in Herlong.

    I myself believe that plume was from their Secret Underground Base. Probably Galactic Federation of Light might have been attacked their secret underground base near their military base. California has a vast network of Reptilian Military Secret Underground Bases. They also have submarine base in Hawthorne, Nevada (Naval Undersea Warfare Center Hawthorne Detachment) near California border. The foundation of California looks like sponge where there are many undersea caves and cave system. Reptilian owned US military has secret undersea passages under California to reach Hawthorne Nevada Submarine Base.

    He starts explaining around 22:00 on the following video.

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  3. Today’s Seismograms are quiet (almost no movement) except for Waverly, Tennessee where become a recent target from Galactic Federation of Light (GFL). The tremors near Watts Bar Nuclear Plant in Tennessee are still going on. Of course, those tremors are not really earthquakes but the results of the cleaning up operation of Reptilian bases around Tennessee valley by GFL. As I mentioned before, Tennessee Valley Authority facilities with Reptilian Underground Bases are the main targets from GFL. It looks like each seismogram is located in Reptilian Agency. That is why it is very interesting to check seismograms (USGS Heliplots) every day.

  4. Reptilian Agency always reports (LIES) “meteor” as fireballs with a huge TNT power, but of course, there is NO COINCIDENCE that fireball exploded over US Air Force Base in Greenland. Of course, this was attack on US Air Force Base by Galactic Federation of Light (GFL). If FAKE news agencies report “meteor shower, tonight!” means “US Air Force (USAF) will fight against GFL space fleets in Low Earth Orbit, tonight!.” Then you can see many space junks (=shot down USAF jets in Low Earth Orbit) are falling down tonight.

    US Thule Air Base in Greenland is unique base because so close to North Pole. Why those Reptilian military has a base in Greenland? Because North Pole and South Pole are strategically important places where the entrances to Inner (Hollow) Earth where Agarthans are living, and also GFL has the base. Yes, Agartha is an important member of GFL. Reptilians who disguising as human are enemies of Agartha and GFL. Reptilian owned USAF have been defending their territory (=the Earth) and want to attack Inner territory inside the Earth. That is the reason GFL counter attack and clean up those cannibal Reptilian bases.

    Secret U.S. Airbase in Greenland

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