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Massive Meteor Lights Up The Night Sky In Norway: What Exactly Happened

26/07/2021 09:16 PM | Click to read full article

The Norwegian Meteor Network (NMN) estimates that the rock weighed at least 10 kg and was travelling at a speed between 10 and 12 miles an hour based on preliminary analysis.

A chunk of the meteor is believed to have broken off and hit Lier, about 15 miles west of Oslo, CNN reported citing a statement from Steinar Midtskogen, a spokesperson for the Norwegian Meteor Network.