A meteorite fell over the Mediterranean Sea


This bright meteorite was recorded by surveillance systems in Spain on June 13 at 1:45 a.m. UTC. It flew over the Mediterranean Sea.

The meteorite entered the atmosphere at a speed of about 145,000 kilometers per hour. It appeared at an altitude of about 106 km above the Mediterranean Sea and disappeared at an altitude of about 70 km, flying about 38 km into the Earth’s atmosphere.

This event was recorded by the SMART project carried out by the Southwest European Meteor Network (SWEMN) from meteor observation stations located in La Hita (Toledo), Calar Alto (Almeria), Sierra Nevada (Granada), La Sagra (Granada) and Seville.

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