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The meteor was seen in Santa Cruz, along with other parts of Northern California.
Source: Paris Souza

Sporadic Meteor Causes Bright Streak Of Light Over Bay Area

Hours after a meteor exploded over Russia and injured more than 1,000 people and an asteroid passed relatively close to Earth, residents in California reported seeing an unusual flash of light over the San Francisco Bay area that left many startled and thrilled.

02/16/2013

A meteor is captured over Russia in this YouTube video screenshot.

Asteroid Buzzes Earth Hours After Meteor Explodes Over Russia

A 150-foot asteroid hurtled through Earth’s backyard Friday, coming within an incredible 17,150 miles and making the closest known flyby for a rock of its size. In a chilling coincidence, a meteor exploded above Russia just hours before the asteroid zoomed past the planet.

02/15/2013

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Northern California Gets Rare View Of Burning Meteor

Images were captured by sky gazers, showing a fiery streak of light shooting across the sky.

10/18/2012

The meteor was seen in Santa Cruz, along with other parts of Northern California.
Source: Paris Souza

Meteor Lights Up Northern California Skies

A meteor lit up the night sky Wednesday, and was spotted all across the area.

10/18/2012

File photo of meteorites (credit: Jorge Guerrero/AFP/Getty Images)

Meteor Passing Through Atmosphere Leaves Many Rattled

A bright meteor shower was not just seen with the eyes but it was heard for miles.

04/22/2012

(credit: NNS)

Mystery Light Spotted In Southwest Sky

A brilliant bright light seen streaking over the Southwestern sky Wednesday night was most likely a fireball — a fragment of an asteroid that entered Earth’s atmosphere, a NASA scientist said.

09/15/2011