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Did a meteor explode over Pittsburgh?

Dais Editorials | 04/01/2022 06:27 PM | Click to read full article

On New Year's Day, people in southwestern Pennsylvania heard an explosion around 11:20 a.m. EST. An initial tweet by the National Weather Service in Pittsburgh said the most likely explanation was  a "meteor explosion."

People all over Pittsburgh took to social media, saying the boom was incredibly loud and shook their house. Others posted footage capturing the crackling sounds of the explosion.