Did you see it? Did you hear it?
A huge fireball exploded in loud booms leaving a weird and mysterious trail in the sky of Phoenix, Arizona on June 2, 2016.
Did you hear this mysterious light in the sky? And did you feel the rattling noise this morning in Phoenix, Arizona?
— Bryan West (@bryanwestTV) June 2, 2016
It was a large meteor streaking through the sky.
— Daniel Clark (@dlclark12news) June 2, 2016
As you know, Arizona has already its massive meteor crater.
— Mike Robison (@mrobisonfox10) June 2, 2016
The gigantic crater of nearly a mile (1.6km) wide and 570ft (174 meters) deep formed as an enormous 98-164ft (30-50 meters) iron asteroid impacted the Colorado Plateau in northern Arizona about 50,000 years ago.
The meteor trail:
— Ethan (@EthanE_W2) June 2, 2016
And some pictures from this weird cloud in the sky:
During the impact, an energy of over 2 million tons of TNT” – about 150 times the power of the atomic bomb was released.
But don’t worry, this night’s meteor was much smaller!