A bright daytime fireball streak across the sky over St. Louis, Missouri on June 6, 2016.
Some reported hearing a sonic boom as the meteor disintegrated in the Earth’s atmosphere.
The bolide flew over the St. Louis area about 11:40 a.m. Monday, June 5, 2016.
The space rock was described as a flash that fell from the sky and disappeared a couple hundred feet above the horizon.
This video by Tom Stolze was recorded in O’Fallon, Mo.:
The American Meteor Society website was flooded by as many as 154 reports of a fireball seen over Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas and Kentucky at the exact same time.
This very bright fireball exploded in a bright terminal flash, often with visible fragmentation.
The next video by Dan Robinson was caught over New Baden, Illinois on the east side of the STL metro:
As this bolide was seen during daytime, specialists believe it must have been huge and thus very rare.
Did you seeit? Did you hear it?