30/06/1908 The Tunguska event occurs in remote Siberia
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Mystery of the Devastating Russian "Tunguska Event" Finally Solved
The Tunguska event was a large explosion that occurred near the Stony Tunguska River in Yeniseysk Governorate, Russia, on the morning in June 1908. The explosion over the sparsely populated Eastern Siberian Taiga flattened 2,000 square kilometers of forest, yet caused no known human casualties.