Originally Posted by Khmelnytsky
Tunguska is. It's estimated to have been between 5-30 megatons. The explosion knocked down roughly 80 Million trees over an area covering 2,150 square kilometres and was 1000 times more powerful than the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
i first encountered this as a title for an x- files episode...
it is quite an interesting event coz up until now, researchers could only speculate the real cause of the explosion... and really, what are the chances that the event took place in a pretty much desolated area with no living soul around?