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Watch superboldie meteorite explode over China

A huge fireball lit up the sky over southwestern China when a meteoroid entered the Earth's atmosphere and burst into flames. NASA data put the velocity of the fireball at 14.6 kilometers per second, generating impact energy equivalent to 540 tons of TNT as it blazed across the night sky near the border with Myanmar.

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