ELI5: How do lightning tracker websites work?
Its because the stations detect the VLF radio signals emitted by lightning flashes. It measures the time the signal arrives and uses the speed of light to calculate the distance. By measuring the distance from other different stations, they can triangulate the lightning's position.

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RE: ELI5: How do lightning tracker websites work? - by scilover - 2020-06-09, 10:10

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