On Tuesday, January 16, a meteorite fell into Earth at approximately 28,000 miles per hour according to NASA’s predictions. What was thought to be a meteorite was actually a superbolide which is an exploding fireball. This also means that the flash that it made while entering Earth was -17 or brighter. Seven states, including Canada, could see the bright flash that was created. The superbolide was around six feet wide and caused a sonic boom when entering the atmosphere. Along with the sonic boom, it was also recorded as 2.0 earthquake. Four meteorites have been discovered in the state of Michigan and were around the size of golf ball.

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