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Immensely Bright Fireball Caught On NASA's Meteor Cam

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For a brief moment in the early hours of Thursday, the area near and over the Tonto National Forest in Arizona became incredibly bright and rather loud. A particularly brilliant fireball entered the Earth’s atmosphere and proceeded to travel at a speed of 40,200 miles per hour.

For a brief moment in the early hours of Thursday, the area near and over the Tonto National Forest in Arizona became incredibly bright and rather loud. 
A particularly brilliant fireball entered the Earth’s atmosphere and proceeded to travel at a speed of 40,200 miles per hour. 
The light was intense enough to blind meteor cameras all the way to New Mexico.
There were also a number of sonic booms reported. 
At this time no damage or injury complaints have been filed, but,

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