Very bright fireball over Sao Paulo, Brazil

brazil fireball august 3 2022

A very bright fireball was seen over Brazil at 08:09 UTC on August 3, 2022. Pieces of the meteor are believed to be scattered around the city of Divinolândia.

The object entered the atmosphere on the border of the states of São Paulo and Minas Gerais, between the cities of Poços de Caldas and São João da Boa Vista, and exploded at a height of about 10 – 20 km (6.2 – 12.4 miles).

The preliminary analysis made by BRAMON indicates that fragments may have remained in the rural area of the city Divinolândia.

Featured image credit: BRAMON

If you value what we do here, create your ad-free account and support our journalism.

Share:

Related articles

Producing content you read on this website takes a lot of time, effort, and hard work. If you value what we do here, select the level of your support and register your account.

Your support makes this project fully self-sustainable and keeps us independent and focused on the content we love to create and share.

All our supporters can browse the website without ads, allowing much faster speeds and a clean interface. Your comments will be instantly approved and you’ll have a direct line of communication with us from within your account dashboard. You can suggest new features and apps and you’ll be able to use them before they go live.

You can choose the level of your support.

Stay kind, vigilant and ready!

$5 /month

  • Ad-free account
  • Instant comments
  • Direct communication
  • New features and apps suggestions
  • Early access to new apps and features

$50 /year

$10 /month

  • Ad-free account
  • Instant comments
  • Direct communication
  • New features and apps suggestions
  • Early access to new apps and features

$100 /year

$25 /month

  • Ad-free account
  • Instant comments
  • Direct communication
  • New features and apps suggestions
  • Early access to new apps and features

$200 /year

You can also support us by sending us a one-off payment using PayPal:

Leave a reply