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Hi Guys;

Here's some information on the frequency of various sized meteorites over the eons.


The following are some more predictions for meteorite frequency. These are only estimates and are highly debated. Some say the 10 kilometer range is 1/100million years, but it should give you a ballpark idea.

4 meters 1/yr

8 meters 1/decade

43 meters 1/400 years

150 meters 1/6,000 years

1 kilometer 1/240 million years

10 kilometer 1/240 billion years

Just makes me wonder how frequent falls like Gold Basin or Franconia happen.

Keep in mind 70% of these will land in the oceans.


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