Besides volcanoes and the seismic activity along the Ring of Fire, the sky is also heating up!
There are currently plenty of large meteor fireballs disintegrating in Earth’s atmosphere. The two latest were captured flying sonic over Tucson, Arizona and exploding in the sky of Latvia.
Large meteor fireball disintegrates in loud booms over Arizona on September 23, 2017
A NASA meteor camera stationed at Tucson, Arizona captured the bright flash of a fireall disintegrating in Earth’s atmosphere.
According to first estimates, the space rock was traveling at ~29,000 mph (47,000 kph) during 12 seconds.
The explosion produced a sonic boom that was recorded by a seismometer near Tucson. Here an animation of the orbit and approach of the September 23, 2017 Fireball over Arizona:
Bolide explodes over Latvia on September 26, 2017
In the night between September 25th and 26th 2017 a bolide exploded in the Latvian airspace disintegrating in thousands of pieces as it hit Earth’s atmosphere. This incredible video by Eaglewood Films was sent to me on the Strange Sounds’ Facebook Page:
Meteor Explosion (Bolide) over Latvia | 4K from Eaglewood Films on Vimeo.
These fantastic videos show that besides the Ring of Fire, the sky is also heating up!
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