January 2020 to July 2020 Events
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16 Mar. 2020
- IMPACT THREAT LEVEL YELLOW
01/01/20 to 06/31/20
2012 Meteor Shower Calendar
50, L51-150, H151+
International Meteor Organization/Fireball Reports
- 01JAN/ 40 EVENTS L-1,M-4
- 02JAN/ 24 EVENTS M-1
- 03JAN/ 17 EVENTS M-1
- 04JAN/ 35 EVENTS M-1
- 05JAN/ 23 EVENTS M-1
- 06JAN/ 32 EVENTS M-4
- 07JAN/ 23 EVENTS M-2
- 08JAN/ 31 EVENTS L-1
- 09JAN/ 12 EVENTS M-1
- 10JAN/ 15 EVENTS
- 11JAN/ 11 EVENTS
- 12JAN/ 9 EVENTS M-1
- 13JAN/ 16 EVENTS
- 14JAN/ 10 EVENTS M-1
- 15JAN/ 12 EVENTS
- 16JAN/ 23 EVENTS L-1,M-1
- 17JAN /17 EVENTS 1
- 18JAN/ 6 EVENTS
- 19JAN/16 EVENTS
- 20JAN/25 EVENTS
- 21JAN/ 17 EVENTS H-1,M-1
- 22JAN/ 21 EVENTS M-2
- 23JAN/ 9 EVENTS
- 24JAN/ 8 EVENTS
- 25JAN/ 22 EVENTS M-2
- 26JAN/ 19 EVENTS M-2
- 27JAN/ 8 EVENTS M-1
- 28JAN/ 16 EVENTS
- 29JAN/ ?18 EVENTS M-3
- 30JAN/ 18 EVENTS L-1
- 31JAN/ 11 EVENTS L-1
- 01FEB 14 EVENTS
- 02FEB 19 EVENTS
- 03FEB 22 EVENTS L-1
- 04FEB 13 EVENTS
- 05FEB 15 EVENTS M-1
- 06FEB 20 EVENTS M-1
- 07FEB 19 EVENTS M-1
- 08FEB 18 EVENTS M-1
- 09FEB 19 EVENTS M-2
- 10FEB 19 EVENTS L-1,M-1
- 11FEB 11 EVENTS M-2
- 12FEB 17 EVENTS M-1
- 13FEB 9 EVENTS
- 14FEB 16 EVENTS M-1
- 15FEB 7 EVENTS
- 16FEB 22 EVENTS L-2
- 17FEB 13 EVENTS M-2
- 18FEB 11 EVENTS M-1
- 19FEB 15 EVENTS M-1
- 20FEB 19 EVENTS
- 21FEB 22 EVENTS M-2
- 22FEB 18 EVENTS M-1
- 23FEB 20 EVENTS M-1
- 24FEB ? EVENTS
- 25FEB ? EVENTS
- 26FEB ? EVENTS
- 27FEB ? EVENTS
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- 31FEB ? EVENTS
- 01APR ? EVENTS
Did A Meteorite Start A Fire And Leave A Small Crater In Florida? - 08 Jan
A ball of fire, then a small crater left behind. The owners tell us something
had to hit the fence; something had to have been hot enough to set a patch of
trees on fire and burn the siding of a nearby building.
Whitmore was out walking her dog around 10:15 p.m. Friday (Jan 3, 2020)
when she looked across the street and saw a fire on her neighbor's property. The
flames were along the side of the house on the property line burning in a bank
'Green flash' seen In Fort Collins, Colorado Night Sky Likely A Meteor - 07
Coloradoan reader Krista Vance tipped us off to a bright green ball of light she
said she and her 15-year-old daughter Olivia saw streak across the sky while
driving north on Taft Hill Road near the Cathy Fromme Prairie area around 9 p.m.
Friday(3 Jan 2020?).
"It was only visible for two snaps of your fingers, then ... poof ... gone,"
Vance told the Coloradoan, adding that the sight of the quick green flash gave
'Green Flash' Seen In Fort Collins, Colorado Night Sky Likely A Meteor - 07
The meteors, which originated from Ursa Major, or the Big Dipper, would have
been visible on the East Coast closer to 3 a.m. Saturday (4 Jan 2020???).
Meteor Fireball Illuminates Night Sky In Pozan, Poland - 07 Jan 2020
Meteor fireball Spotted Over Ottawa - Gatineau, Canada - 06 Jan 2020
"The two big things were the diameter and the brightness," Jones said Monday
morning. "It was clearly as bright as Venus or the moon ... and instead of a
pinpoint of light with a tail, it was a sphere with a tail."
Christopher Cordick was driving northbound along Eagleson Road in Ottawa's west
end when he saw what he described as a "very vibrant light in the sky descending
rapidly." Cordick said the time was around
"The light of the fireball remained bright until it descended below the tree
lines and it left my sight," Cordick told CBC News in an email.
Rooftop Cameras Capture Another Meteor Fireball Over Madison, Wisconsin - 08
Hurricanes, Earthquakes And Now A Daytime Meteor: Fireball Blazes Over Puerto
Rico In Broad Daylight - 01/18/2020
Meteor Fireball Filmed Over Sarasota, Florida - 01/18/2020
Shortly before midnight on Thursday, January 16, Gail tells ABC7 she saw a huge
fireball streak across the sky. She was watching TV, facing her backdoor, when
she saw what looked like a comet with a tail going horizontally through the sky.
She says, "It was AWESOME!"
ABC7 posted about it on Facebook to see if anyone got video and, as it happens,
Jackie Greenough did. When you watch the video, which is timestamped at 11:57pm,
you'll see little chaotic streaks - those are bugs flying about - but look in
the upper middle of the screen. You'll see the fireball as it moves decisively
across the sky. It lasts at least 13 seconds before moving out of frame.
Jonathan noted the American Meteor Society had at least 25 reported sightings of
the fireball all over the Suncoast and even as far away as Georgia and Alabama.
Mysterious Fireball Flies Across Sky Before Disappearing Over Southampton,
UK - 21 Jan 2020
A MYSTERIOUS object was seen flying across Southampton before "bursting into
flames" and plummeting to the ground.
Residents watched in shock as an unidentified object with a twisted vapour trail
began to pass over the city, before it caught fire and suddenly began to fall to
This happened at around 4.45pm on Saturday January 18, and the object was seen
to be travelling towards the Weston Shore, but was believed to be around "20 to
30 miles away".
Kev Brophy, of Blackthorn Road, Southampton, witnessed the incident from his
home and described the whole ordeal as "quite scary".
Mysterious fireball flies across sky before disappearing over Southampton,
UK - 21 Jan 2020
Meteor Fireball Filmed Over East Anglia, UK - 22 Jan 2020
A couple were left stunned as they watched a fireball crashing to earth in East
It was spotted across Norfolk and Suffolk on Sunday, January 19 with sightings
in Haddiscoe, Norwich, Blakeney, East Rudham and Wells.
Matthew and Claire Ling were travelling near Ipswich when they spotted it at
Bright Meteor Fireball Blazes Over Cyprus - 22 Jan 2020
The American Meteor Society (AMS) has received 121 reports about a meteor
fireball seen over Cyprus (Ammochostos, Famagusta, ???????, Larnaca, Larnaka,
Lefko?a kazas?, Limasol, Limassol, Nicosia, North District and Paphos) on
Tuesday, January 21st 2020 around 20:08 UT.
Huge Meteor Fireball Spotted In Skies Over Cornwall, UK - 24 Jan 2020
"An enormous fireball explodes through the sky above Bude in Cornwall two nights
ago (21st January, 11:24pm).
"It was roughly the size of a beach ball (1/2 a metre across) and it was
travelling at a velocity of around 15-20km PER SECOND over the Bristol Channel!
Meteor Fireball Spotted Over Huron County, Ontario - 22 Jan 2020
What's believed to be a meteor lit up the skies over Huron County Tuesday night.
An observatory at Western University captured the fireball heading from Brussels
towards Kintail around 9 p.m.
Blazing Blue Meteor Turns Night Into Day Over Israel - 22 Jan 2020
A large meteor lit up the night sky over Israel with a blue flash so bright it
was seen in neighboring Lebanon and Cyprus.
One witness was driving along Route 6 on Tuesday evening when suddenly he saw a
blue ball flash through the sky. He later discovered his dashboard camera had
captured the sight.
Asteroid Fireball Explodes Over The Great Lakes - 23 Jan 2020
he shattered remains of an asteroid now lie on the floor of one of North
America's Great Lakes after travelling from beyond Mars to rain down on Earth in
a blaze of fire.
Numerous eyewitnesses reported seeing the raging fireball streak across the sky
on Tuesday night and experts calculate that it travelled nearly half a billion
kilometers before coming to rest in its watery grave on the floor of Lake Huron.
Meteor scientist Peter Brown reported that the trajectory of the space rock's
flight reveal that it travelled from the asteroid belt beyond Mars before
hitting our planet.
Meteor Fireball Caught On Camera Exploding Over The Sky Of Lebanon - 26 Jan
An impressive meteor/fireball was caught on camera as it streaked and then
exploded in the skies over mt. Sannine, Lebanon on the night of Jan. 25/26th.
Large Meteor Fireball Explodes Over Andalusia, Spain - Meteorites Possible -
30 Jan 2020
A rock from an asteroid has entered sharply into the Earth's atmosphere at 0:08
am on January 29, generating a brilliant fireball that has been seen from more
than 400 kilometers away. In fact, its luminosity has been greater than that of
the full moon.
Spectacular Meteor Fireball Over Southern California Was Small Asteroid Or Comet
Fragment, NOT Space Debris Re-Entry - 30 Jan 2020
Residents in Southern California were treated to a bright sight Wednesday night,
prompting many to take to social media.
An apparent meteor flashed over the region and was caught on camera.
Another Breathtaking Meteor Fireball Event, This Time Over Russia's Urals -
01 Feb 2020
The amateur astronomer captured footage of the impressive natural light show as
a meteor shower swept across the Urals. The meteor erupted into life as it
burned up while entering Earth's atmosphere shortly after 3am local time.
Video Shows Meteor Fireball Exploding Over Northern England - 04 Feb
A bright line can be seen descending from the sky above Otley before the
'explosion' at around 11.30pm.
Aidan recorded the sighting on the UK Meteor Observation Network's website's
fireball reporting system.
Meteor Fireball Lights Up Alberta Sky - 09 Feb 2020
According to the American Meteor Society (AMS) website, 20 people in Alberta
reported seeing the potential fireball just after 5 p.m. MST on Saturday. Most
of those who registered their sightings were in the Calgary area and said the
apparent meteorite was visible for between 1.5 and 3.5 seconds in the twilight
sky. The Sun sets around 5:40 p.m., local time, in Calgary at this time of year.
Meteorite Hits Factory Compound In Alwar, Rajasthan, India: Reports Of 20-Feet
Deep Crater - 12 Feb 2020
A meteor shower, that took place at 5:11 am in Itarana Industrial area in Alwar,
Rajasthan was captured in videos on Tuesday. Earlier reports had suggested that
the meteorite caused a 20-feet deep crater in the factory compound, however, no
damage was caused to people living in the vicinity.
Meteor Fireball Seen Over Malaysia And Singapore - 14 Feb 2020
A Claudia Jiang also said she saw the fireball at around 6:40am.
"I saw it too on 11th Feb! Facing East Coast direction," she said in the
Someone else wrote that they had seen something similar a day earlier on
International Meteor Organization's website notes four reports of fireball
sightings at 5am on Wednesday from Singapore and Johor Bahru.
Meteor Fireball Captured On Camera Over Eastern England - 17 Feb 2020
he UK Meteor Network, which tracks the phenomenon in the UK, said it had
received 21 reports of the fireball from people living across five counties at
9.52pm last night, Sunday, February 16.
The fireball was seen travelling from North to South and cast a bright light
which motorist Mark Page, from Sleaford, caught the fireball on his dashcam
while he was driving through the town last night.
Two Meteor Fireballs Sighted Across The Skies Of Spain's Andalucia - 3 In 4
days/A> - 22 Feb 2020
Two large fireballs were seen shooting across the sky during the night of
February 18 and 19. They could be observed from different points of the
Andalucían provinces of Almería, Granada and Seville.
The meteor detection station Calar Alto (CAHA) reported that two large balls of
fire were observed shooting across the sky in the early hours of the morning of
February 18 and 19.
The first one was detected by the CAHA observation station in Almería, but
because of the weather conditions (cloudy night skies), the trajectory could not
be calculated nor could more information be collected.
The second fireball, observed on February 19, could just as the first one be
observed by the Almería observatory, but also by the observatories in Sierra
Nevada (Granada) and Seville.
Videos Show Meteor Fireball Exploding Over Central Mexico - 19 Feb 2020
A meteor fireball has been reported over the State of Mexico, Jalisco,
Guanajuato, Querétaro, San Luis Potosí, Michoacán and Mexico City.
Huge Meteor Fireball Filmed Exploding Over Alberta Ski Resort - 2nd For The
Province In 10 Days - 20 Feb 2020
A ski resort in Banff National Park captured a massive fireball meteor burning
through the sky early in the morning on Wednesday, February 19. Sunshine
Village's IT team checked on their Jackrabbit chairlift camera after hearing
reports of an Alberta meteor sighting. As revealed by the time mark on the
footage, at around 12:16 a.m, a giant exploding meteor ripped through the sky in
the north-east direction.
The footage shows a massive ball of white light moving across the sky and as it
falls, it explodes into a yellow flame. By the time it hits the horizon, it has
It may have only lasted for a few seconds but these are the kind of natural
sensations that last in our memories for a long, long time.
Bolide Lights Up Night Sky Over Dominican Republic - 22 Feb 2020
On Feb. 21st, a small space rock hit Earth's atmosphere and exploded over the
Caribbean. Although the impact did not occur directly over Puerto Rico, cameras
there had no trouble seeing the explosion. Frankie Lucena recorded this footage
from Cabo Rojo, PR:
"The sky lit up brightly when the meteor hit," says Lucena. "The flash came from
the direction of the Dominican Republic."
Indeed, he continues, "the GOES16 Group Energy Density image shows that it
exploded over the Dominican Republic at 07:30 UTC (Feb. 21st):
A Falling Meteor Fireball Caught On Camera In Russia's Karelia - 21 Feb
The footage shows a meteor falling at a high speed in the skies above a
populated area before a bright flash occurs.
The fall of the meteor happened early in the morning and lasted for about six
seconds. Eyewitnesses say that the meteor landed with a loud bang.
Bright Meteor Filmed Over Andalusia, Spain - 23 Feb 2020
On Feb. 23, at around 0:22 local time, numerous casual eyewitnesses saw a
beautiful and bright meteor over the south of Spain. It was generated by a rock
from an asteroid that hit the atmosphere at about 43,000 km/h. It began at an
altitude of about 70 km over Almería (Andalusia), and ended at a height of
around 29 km over the Mediterranean Sea.
The event was recorded in the framework of the SMART project, operated by the
Southwestern Europe Meteor Network (SWEMN), from the meteor-observing stations
located at Calar Alto (Almería), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Hita (Toledo), and
Sevilla. The event has been analyzed by the principal investigator of the SMART
project: Dr. Jose M. Madiedo, from the Institute of Astrophysics of Andalusia
Eerie Green Meteor Fireball Turns Night Into Day Over Tucson, Arizona - 26
On Wednesday, YouTuber S Paris captured an object zooming through the sky on his
dashcam at around 5:30 a.m. In the video's description, S Paris believes the
object that came down is a meteor.
Reports Of Meteor Fireball Seen Over Aberdeen, Scotland - 26 Feb 2020
A number of other witnesses, including people from Ellon, Montrose and even
Northumberland reported seeing the object.
One eyewitness told the page how they had seen a "single stream that broke up to
numerous little flares".
Spectacular Daytime Meteor Fireball Explodes Over Croatia And Slovenia -
Shockwave Sets Off Earthquake Detectors - 28 Feb 2020
A spectacular meteor fireball exploded over Croatia and Slovenia in the northern
Balkans today at 10:34 local time (09:34 UTC), Feb 28th. There are numerous
reports of a loud sonic boom with the accompanying shockwave which was strong
enough to show up on seismographs as an earthquake.
The Dubrovnik Times reports that in Zagreb, there was a strong rumble and
tremors. A tremor was felt throughout the city, so at first everybody thought
that it was an earthquake.
According to STA - Slovenska Tiskovna Agencija Slovenian and Croatian media have
published pictures of white smoke in the sky, estimated to be at a height of
about 30 kilometres.
Dashcam Footage Of Meteor Exploding Over Croatia Goes Viral - Video -
A meteor was seen flashing across the sky above Croatia at 10:31 a.m. local time
on Friday, followed by what witnesses claim was a loud clap of thunder.
Caught on Dashcam video, the bright object is clearly visible as it streaks
across the heavens only to explode when entering the atmosphere.
Meteor Fireball Seen Over Ohio/A> - 02 Mar 2020
A meteor shot across the night sky on Sunday and people in the Miami Valley saw
it! This was a special meteor considered to be a fireball. A fireball is just a
meteor that is as bright as the planet Venus. These often have a bright tail and
sometimes can produce a noise when they flash across the sky. The American
Meteor Society keeps track of fireball sightings across the country and
according to them, it appeared around 10:22PM on Sunday.
Bright Meteor Fireball Widely Reported Over The Netherlands And Belgium - 03
The American Meteor Society (AMS) has received 165 reports about a meteor
fireball streaking over the Netherlands and Belgium on Monday, March 2nd 2020
around 23:38 UT.
Oregon And SW Washington See At Least 2 Fireballs In Night Sky - 06 Mar
The American Meteor Society Fireball log says there were numerous reports on the
night of March 4. The first one was reported around 7:15 p.m. due southeast.
A second fireball appeared around 12:50 a.m. early Thursday morning due
westward. This second one was visible from the Oregon coast and Tacoma,
Three Fiery Meteorites Reportedly Hit Ground In Ghaziabad, Uttar Pradesh,
India - 08 Mar 2020
Three meteorites have reportedly hit the ground close to Sahibabad railway
station, Ghaziabad in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh on March 5, 2020
according to the Mahanagar Times.
Local residents reported seeing three objects falling from the sky at about ten-
minute intervals, with thunder-like sounds, which caused panic in the area.
Despite heavy rains at the time and attempts at extinguishing the objects by the
fire brigade, they continued smouldering for several hours afterwards, producing
a noticeable smell.
Fireball Meteor Seen Over Seville In Andalucía, Spain - 09 Mar 2020
On Saturday night, (7 March) at approximately 8:33 local time, a fireball
could be seen in the Andalucían night sky. It could be observed in Seville,
Granada and Almería.
The Institute of Astrophysics of Andalucía and head investigator José María
Madiedo has analysed the meteorite and concluded that it was a rock that had
detached from a bigger asteroid and made its way into our atmosphere with a
speed of 54,000 kilometres per hour.
Meteor Fireball Filmed Above Wigan, UK - 12 Mar 2020
A British man has inadvertently captured stunning CCTV footage of a meteor
hurtling through the skies over Wigan. Blake Kerwin, 22, filmed the
extraterrestrial incident on his home security camera in the early hours of
Wednesday (11 March) morning.
Video Captures Meteor Fireball Streaking Over Florida - 14 Mar 2020
According to the International Meteor Organisation, there have been 25 reports
of meteors in the area as of 12 March (00:13 UT).
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