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A very bright daylight fireball exploded over western Russia during the early morning hours of June 21, 2018. The event lasted several seconds before the object disintegrated in a bright flash.

The meteor was seen from the cities of Kursk, Lipetsk, Voronezh and Orel. A sonic boom was associated with this event and reported by residents.

The video timelapse below shows the disintegration of the meteor in the atmosphere as seen by Meteosat 9 satellite.

via Gfycat

Meteorites are very likely and residents are already searching for them.

This fireball event is one of the biggest so far this year.

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