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Let's hope not -- what was that was sky over California Nevada a blast of life.
Followed by a boom that literally -- some people off their feet.
Folks straight into a rare daytime light show.
As what's believed to be a fiery meteor rattles homes -- leaves -- local 911 call centers flooded with.
Frantic phone calls -- Powell editor in chief Discover Magazine she's just playing good morning to you -- we'll click the picture back on screen is spectacular what are we -- So what you're seeing probably is a chunk of rock actually went by about three feet across but this thing hit the air going about 20000 miles an hour.
So hot -- -- it turns the -- white hot.
We practicing as the fireball is all is the air it's like air -- fire around.
The rockets -- so it's a meteor you believe so it's it's it's almost certainly meteor and ended these things happen.
Not that infrequently but this one is -- -- -- happen passed right over California and Nevada where a lot of people there lot of people saw you say there's a bigger less than this.
Well yes so what it every time -- of these things happens as a reminder that space is not an empty place is full of all kinds of leftovers from when the earth in the planets formed -- flying around the still come down.
This one happens to be completely harmless.
The connection one that was -- about ten times the size that quite a few of those that could hit the ground that meant to be big enough that it could.
Like -- the downtown the city -- some experts are saying that this happens all the time right what does this what usually happens in daylight so we would not say do you agree with that.
Right well think about it you know most of the earth is covered water so a lot of happened over the ocean -- -- -- -- happened during the day -- -- ever.
-- populated areas this would happen to be pretty big test of a lot of people and cut deep enough into the atmosphere because it was big.
It got -- the atmosphere -- -- -- sonic boom that's why was rattling windows that's the question too because if he usually does not make a sound you don't see it.
Right what would explain the explosion in this case.
Probably -- if probably just the at an early this an unusually big one so this is you know it's not quite.
Like to be dangerous but it probably did shower down some rocks and people are going down into the Sierra Nevada -- to look around for -- is -- the folks out Nevada and California there's your answer.
Don't go prospecting opposite -- -- I hope you are four point five billion year old rock leftover from the from the formation of the earth -- -- better at that exactly yeah exactly what it.
Thank you card race let's -- -- the director thank you mark.
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