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I think I just got (indirectly) hit by lightning
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Posted 7/11/2019 10:55 (#7608645 - in reply to #7607423)
Subject: RE: I think I just got (indirectly) hit by lightning



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A bolt of lightning creates a huge magnetic field that can induce currents in nearby conductors. Power lines, irrigation equipment, fences -- all can carry currents. I suppose your tractor and baler would qualify as insulated conductors (sitting on rubber tires) and you were a path to ground.

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