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15 Jan. 2021
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01/01/21 to 06/31/21
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AMS Fireball Sightings Log: 2020 (UTC)
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The Latest Worldwide Meteor / Fireball Reports - Summary
Loud boom heard in Illinois, Indiana and Kentucky tri-state area - 01 Jan
A loud boom could be heard in various communities across the Tri-State around 2
p.m. Friday, leaving numerous residents wondering what it was.
Meteor Fireball As Bright As Full Moon Over Spain On January 2 - 02 Jan
On 2 January 2021, at about 5:08 local time, a fireball as bright as the full
Moon was spotted over the south of Spain. This bolide was generated by a rock
from a comet that hit the atmosphere at about 230,000 km/h. The fireball began
at an altitude of about 113 km over Andalusia (south of Spain), and ended at a
height of around 58 km.
'Loud Boom' Sounds Reported In Several North Carolina Counties - 03 Jan
Across several North Carolina counties, thousands of people reported hearing
loud "boom" sounds late Saturday afternoon. No official explanation for the
mysterious noises has been issued as of Sunday morning.
WFMY News 2 is continuing to reach out to officials about the "booms," and this
article will be updated as we learn more.
In terms of location, viewers reported hearing the sounds in Forsyth, Yadkin,
Stokes, Davie, Rockingham, and Surry counties.
'Sonic Boom' Possibility On Loud Noise Heard In Southern Ohio - 04 Jan
The "boom" was heard throughout Pickaway county, East Fairfield county and
Northern Ross county.
A sonic boom is caused by pressure waves in-front and behind it, the sound is
caused by the stick waves created by any object that travels through the air
faster than the speed of sound. The noise is not heard from the aircraft
surprisingly it comes after the plane has flown by.
Several aircraft have been seen over the area in the last 24 hours including
Daytime meteor fireball streaks over Bahia, Brazil - 04 Jan 2021
The passage of a meteor in broad daylight scared residents of several locations
in the interior of Bahia on Saturday, January 2. The meteor was recorded by the
GOES-16 meteorological satellite and by a Clima Live camera in Nova Redenção.
Bright meteor fireball explodes over Norway - 13 Jan 2021
On the night of 5 January 2021 at 00:21:38, a large meteor fireball lit up the
sky over Eastern Norway reports the Norwegian Meteorite Network, and may have
According to the Norwegian Seismic Array (NORSAR) website infrasound stations on
Løten registered signals from the meteor which was heard by people living in
The Norwegian Meteor Network / Solar Observatory at Harestua recorded the event:
Meteor Fireball Streaks Over US East Coast - 11 Jan 2021
The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 42 reports (event 183-2021) about a
meteor fireball seen over DC, MD, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, VA and WV on Sunday,
January 10th 2021 around 04:17 UT.
Nest Camera Captures Meteor Fireball In Bedford County Sky In Virginia - 11
A number of reports came into the American Meteor Society on Monday
morning(Jan 11) across Virginia.
Meteor Fireball Filmed Over The Kamchatka Peninsula, Russia - 12 Jan
According to scientists, its diameter was less than ten meters. The meteorite
collapsed before reaching the ground.
Daytime Meteor Fireball Filmed Over Hiratsuka, Japan - 12 Jan 2021
A meteor fireball spotted falling from sky yesterday over Hiratsuka, Japan.
Bright Meteor Over The Mediterranean Sea (Jan. 15) // Bola de fuego sobre el
Mediterráneo (15 Enero) - an 15, 2021
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