A fireball raced through the sky around 12:50 AM ET Tuesday, May 17, 2016. The American Meteor Society has 450 reports of the fireball across New England and southeastern Canada. Most of the reports came from Maine. A few reports were as far west as Toronto, Canada. The map below shows the locations of the reports viewing the fireball. Click here for updated stats. There were also some reports of a “sonic boom” from some witnesses.
The video below is from the Plattsburgh Police Department (New York).
The video below is from the Portland Police Department (Maine).
The video below is from the Burlington International Airport in Vermont.
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This post was written by Schnack on May 17, 2016