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Watch a FIERY ASTEROID light up the Arizona sky


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It was almost like day for a sec. (AB 15/YouTube)

Phoenix, Arizona had an exciting morning--a fireball from space lit up the sky around 4 a.m., causing a sonic boom.

See the fireball below:

Turns out the object was an asteroid about 5-10 feet in diameter. It was traveling at about 40,200 mph when it hit the atmosphere.

Still, chunks of it probably survived and made it to the ground as meteorites.

No injuries or property damage have been reported.

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Watch a FIERY ASTEROID light up the Arizona sky

Dana Brown

Dana is a freelance writer from Florida, the state that winter forgot. She likes video games, cats, fantasy novels, and complaining about the weather. Follow her on Twitter for intermittent whining about the First Amendment.

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