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The Meteor Fireball Spotted Over California Bay Area was Accompanied by Loud Sonic Booms

Here a few reports about the sonic boom that accompanied the meteor fireball sighted on February 21 2013 in Ventura, Anaheim, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Paso Robles, San Francisco and Santa Barbara. We live near...

Huge Fireball Flies Across The Sky Over San Luis Potosi in Mexico – August 21 2013

The following videos were all recorded on the same day and point out a huge meteor rocketing in the sky in the region of San Luis Potosi in Mexico. This huge fireball travelled in Earth's...

Fireballs Over Cairo (Egypt), Rio and Sao Paulo (Brazil) during Mass Demonstrations – June and July 2013

Probably just a coincidence: Two fireballs were caught on video in Cairo (July 2 2013) and Sao Paulo/Rio de Janeiro (June 18 2013) as mass demonstrations peaked in Egypt and in Brazil. Fireball in Cairo...

Strange Phenomena Around The World In 2013: Red Arcs, Destructive Landslides, Insect Pledge

Red arcs, caused by magnetic storms, spotted for the first time in Italy Red arcs over Europe: Astronomers capture bizarre phenomenon caused by magnetic storms for first time. Invisible to the naked eye, the arcs...

Mysterious Sinkhole: Giant Crater Discovered On Yamal Peninsula, Russia (VIDEO)

Helicopter pilots have discovered mysterious giant crater in the Yamal Peninsula, Russia, close to the largest Yamal gas reserve. A powerful underground stream is heard from the bottom. But how did this amazing sinkhole form?...

Amazing Meteor Explosion Over US Midwest – September 26 and 27 2013

This was the 13th "significant" meteor event in the United States this month. This makes September 2013 the most active month since the American Meteor Society began tracking meteors and fireballs in 2005. Is there...

Planet Killer Comet “Siding Springs” Targets Mars – Comet ISON Conspiracy

The newly discovered comet "Siding Spring" is a planet killer and has Mars in its sight. The Mars-bound Comet Siding Spring was spotted by Rob McNaught on 3 January at Siding Spring Observatory in Australia. The...

Florida Loud Booms Related To A Fireball? Fireball Strike Over Florida On March 21 2013

Yesterday evening, a fireball was witnessed in many Florida's counties. As previously presented here, meteorites can produce sonic booms while they enter atmosphere. So could some booms heard in NCF be related to...

Meteor with Strange Sounds in Kentucky, Illinois, Arizona, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi – May 18 2013

Initial Meteor Sighting Reports 18MAY2013 Tristen Dixon Vilonia, AR 22:45:00 5 seconds Faced east, went from south to north Green/white Very bright white 18MAY2013 Jb Augusta, Arkansas, USA 22:40:00 Aprox 4 sec S-N Bright blue green...

Fireball Reports: Meteor Strike and Fragmentation over PA VA MD NJ NY – May 26 2013

Initial Meteor Report 26MAY2013 Jane meyerhofer Leesburg, VA. US 2100. EDST 5 secs East to west Green/white Brighter than Venus Broke into several pieces Smaller than the moon but way bigger than a planet 26MAY2013...

Fireball, Meteor and Meteorite Reports Around the World: Poland and USA – June 20 and 21 2013

Rock or meteorite? A Strange object crashes through a roof in Mercer, Pennsylvania - June 21 2013 Mercer, Pennsylvania - There is a mystery surrounding a strange-looking rock that came crashing through the ceiling of...

Second Meteor Explosion Over Ferrara Within Two Days – September 2013

A first meteorite exploded in the sky of Ferrara Italy on September 3 2013. Two days after, this one was filmed by the exact same cameras. Look at the amazing long trail in the...

Huge meteor explosion and sonic booms over Oshawa, Peterborough and Toronto area in Canada

Here are a few tweets the first picture and two dashcam videos of the meteor explosion accompanied by loud booms which occurred over the Toronto Great Area on May 4, 2014 at around 4.20PM. The following...

Fireballs And Loud Booms Reported From Around the World in January 2014 (VIDEOS)

Did you hear a loud boom coming from the sky and feel a rumble under your feet? These strange experiences may be created by a meteor of fireball explosion. Here a compilation of the...

Mysterious Light Over Vladivostok in Russia: Rocket or Meteor explosion?

The visit by President Vladimir Putin to the Russian Pacific port of Vladivostok on Sunday was marked by a 'meteor strike'. Local sky watchers reported observing two fireballs exploding above Russky Island at 7:25...

Loud booms and rumblings after meteor explosion over West Virginia and meteorite touchdown in Tennessee – May 15 2014

As reported by Twitterer Wes Wilson, NASA says a meteorite is likely to blame for a loud boom and ground shake felt across several West Virginia counties. Some of the meteor fragments reached the...

Latest US Fireball Reports: Amazing Meteor Strikes Over Los Angeles – November 6 2013 (VIDEO)

The Taurid meteor shower has started with a strong light show over California, Arizona, Utah and Las Vegas. On Wednesday, Nov. 6, 2013, residents from around the Southland reported seeing a large light streak across...

Major Meteor Sightings Around the World: Ireland, Canada, Australia – May 21-25 2013

Meteor sighting in Saskatchewan and Manitoba in Canada - May 23 2013 Initial Meteor Sighting Reports- 23MAY2013 Diane Rourke Boissevain mb 11:53 pm central 15 sec From west to north east Res fireball with yellowish white...

Meteor Spotted Over Bay Area Fireball Streaks Across Northern California Sky – February 21 2013

Several residents in Ventura, Anaheim, Van Nuys, Los Angeles, Paso Robles, San Francisco and Santa Barbara reported late Thursday at around 10:35 p.m. a bright light zoom across the sky. Dozens of sky watchers...

The Unexplained Light and Strange Sound Phenomenon over Finland was a Fireball Explosion – May 8 2013

An unusual light and sound phenomenon that was sighted in Finnish skies in early May has been confirmed as a fireball, in other words a very bright meteor. The light was seen on May...

Breaking new discovery: Huge meteorite impact crater found in Australian outback – February 2013

A new study reports the discovery of a 200-kilometre-wide (125-mile-wide) impact zone of a huge asteroid in southern Australian outback which represents the third largest asteroid impact site on the planet. This impact changed...

Two Booming Meteors Over Indiana and South Dakota – September 2013

Here are two reports of fireball explosions in the sky over Indiana (september 26 2013) and Sout Dakota (september 25 2013). 1. Meteor Sighting Over Indiana - September 26 2013 As shown in the following video,...

Video of a Comet Smashing Into the Sun: Did a Comet Trigger the Sun Storm on August 20 2013?

Can comets trigger a solar eruption? Well, it seems like the giant solar storm on August 20 2013 may have been created by a comet colliding with our star! Amazing! This awesome video comes from the Solar and...

Cosmic Medals From Chelyabinsk Meteor At Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics

"We will hand out our medals to all the athletes who will win gold on that day, because both the meteorite strike and the olympic games are the global events" Chelyabinsk region culture minister alexei...

Mysterious booms in Connecticut debunked: Exploding meteor caused the sonic booms heard along CT’s shoreline on April 19 2013

You probably remember that residents from Ledyard, East Haven, Milford, Madison, Branford, and Guilford all reported loud booming sounds accompanied by a big flash of light at around 10 pm along the shoreline in...

Chelyabinsk meteor infrasounds were the largest ever recorded… And Even in Antarctica!

The infrasounds produced by the Chelyabinsk meteor were the largest ever recorded by the CTBTO’s International Monitoring System. The blast has even been recorded in Antarctica, 15,000km from the Ural mountains. Incredible! A new recording lets...

All In One Video: Meteor Explosion and Northern Lights in Canada

This wonderful video features  a meteor explosion with persistent train during Perseid Meteor Shower of 2013 with green Aurora Borealis. It was shot at Pine Lake in Northern Alberta by Daniel Cattoni. Just remember what...

The Sky is on Fire: Worldwide Fireball and Mysterious Booms Reports and Videos – February to March 2014

Fire in the Sky! This post presents reports of mysterious booms and fireballs that occurred during February 2014 and March 2014. With more than 15 reports, the sky was on fire! Fireball lights up New...

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Axe wants to send 22 people to Space. So try and win a trip to Space! The men's personal care product company AXE (Lynx) is launching a new global campaign to send 22 contest...

Discovery of the Largest Antarctic Meteorite in 25 Years on Nansen Ice Field, East Antarctica

Understanding how our planet works necessitates studying its interior. Direct geological records only document the crustal or uppermost fraction of our planet while the deeper parts remain totally outside of our reach. Meteorites coming...

Sonic Boom After Fireball Explosion in the Sky of Tucson, Arizona (VIDEOS)

Is this a sneak preview of the largest meteor shower of the year? Tuesday evening, a large meteor exploded over Tucson, Arizona, rattling homes and lightning up the sky. The most spectacular and annual Geminid meteor...

Amazing Fireball Video Caught in Taiwan on May 31 2013

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Amazing Fireball Responsible For Roaring Sky Above Ferrara in Italy (Video)

Great video of an exploding fireball over Ferrara, a city situated 31 miles north-northeast of Bologna. The video was caught by the station IMTN (Italian Meteor and TLE Network) of Ferrara on September 3 2013 at...

Great Video About The Alabama Fireball Explosion of September 9 2013

Here another view of the great meteor explosion that occurred over Birmingham, Alabama and which was reported from Georgia to Tennessee on September 9 2013. This is my first report about this great meteor sighting. Follow...

Unexplained Phenomenon: Mysterious Red Dust Covers Car in Texas – December 2013

On Dec 22, 2013, folks in southeast Texas awoke to find their cars covered with a "mysterious" red dust. Calls and Facebook posts by the hundreds poured in about the red dust covering cars...

Amazing Fireball Strikes Manning (Alberta) in Northern Canada (VIDEO)

This video was caught by two police officers on patrol. Well sometimes they are useful! Enjoy the great video! The flaming ball lighted up the sky at around 9:30 p.m. No sound was heard. An astronomer...

Meteor Desintegration Over Texas on September 21 2013

  Here are two videos gathered on youtube of a bright meteor that exploded in the Texas sky on Sept. 21 2013 at 9pm local. People in Austin, San Antonio, Houston, Plano, Waco and Abilene, among...

New Comet ISON Pictures: The Comet of the Century Blazes Green

Show up ISON! You have got the green light! The latest images of ISON show the 'Comet of the Century' shining green! Comet ISON is green in the sky atop Mount Lemmon, Arizona on October...

Fireball Brighter Than The Full Moon Reported On US East Coast – January 12 2014

The U.S. East was treated to a large, bright fireball – as bright as the moon, according to reports – on Sunday evening, January 12, 2014. From any one spot on Earth, it’s rare to...

This Fantastic Footage Shows a Perseid Meteor Exploding and its Resulting Expanding Ring

This video was caught early in the morning on August 12, 2013 from a backyard in Victorville, CA by  photographer and digital artist Michael K. Chung. He said he couldn’t believe what he saw when he...