Very bright fireball over Morocco

Very bright fireball over Morocco

This impressive fireball was recorded over Morocco at 02:16 UTC on January 30, 2022. It was as bright as the full Moon. The event was generated by a rock (a meteoroid) from a comet that hit the atmosphere at about 255 000 km/h (158 450 mph). It began at an altitude…

Very bright fireball over Western India and Pakistan

Very bright fireball over Western India and Pakistan

A very bright fireball was recorded over Western India and Pakistan at 14:17 UTC on January 29, 2022. The American Meteor Society (AMS) received only 3 reports and 1 video. The video was recorded from Hyderabad, Pakistan. If you witnessed this event, please fill…

Very bright fireball over U.K., more than 300 reports received

Very bright fireball over U.K., more than 300 reports received

A very bright fireball was recorded over the United Kingdom at around 18:49 UTC on January 29, 2022. The event lasted about 5 seconds and was seen primarily from England and Scotland. The International Meteor Organization (IMO) received 318 reports, 3 videos, and…

Very bright fireball over central Europe

Very bright fireball over central Europe

A very bright fireball was seen over central Europe at around 17:29 UTC on December 7, 2021. The event lasted up to 5 seconds before the object disintegrated in a series of flashes. The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 34 witness reports from users in…

Bright fireball streaks through the night sky over Indiana, U.S.

Bright fireball streaks through the night sky over Indiana, U.S.

A bright fireball was recorded as it streaked through the night sky over Indiana at 01:04 UTC on December 8, 2021. The event lasted about 4 seconds. The American Meteor Society (AMS) has so far received 39 reports from witnesses in Ilinois, Indiana, Michigan and…

Very bright fireball streaks through the night sky over Idaho, U.S.

Very bright fireball streaks through the night sky over Idaho, U.S.

A very bright fireball was seen streaking through the night sky over Idaho, U.S. at around 08:40 UTC on December 5, 2021. The American Meteor Society (AMS) has so far received 5 reports, 2 videos, and 2 photos.1 Image credit: AMS Image credit: Jordan R., AMS…

Amazing Earth-grazing fireball over the Mediterranean Sea

Amazing Earth-grazing fireball over the Mediterranean Sea

A stunning, slow-moving fireball crossed the night sky over the Mediterranean Sea at 04:08 UTC on December 4, 2021. The bolide was generated by a rock (a meteoroid) from a comet that hit the atmosphere at about 83 000 km/h (51 600 mph), according to the principal…

Very bright fireball over Tennessee, U.S.

Very bright fireball over Tennessee, U.S.

A bright fireball was seen streaking through the night sky over Tennessee, U.S at around 03:17 UTC on December 1, 2021 (21:19 CST on November 30). The American Meteor Society (AMS) has so far received 40 reports from the southeastern states and 1 video of the…

Slow-moving fireball over Los Angeles, California

Slow-moving fireball over Los Angeles, California

A slow-moving fireball was seen and recorded over Los Angeles, California at 04:13 UTC on November 25, 2021 (20:13 PST, November 24). The event lasted more than 12 seconds. The American Meteor Society (AMS) received more than 75 reports from California and Arizona…