BOSTON (CBS) – A meteor over northern Vermont was seen by people around New England Sunday night.
NASA Meteor Watch said people in the northeast reported seeing “a bright fireball” around 5:38 p.m., including many in New Hampshire and Massachusetts.READ MORE: Boston Marathon Runner, Children's Hospital Patient Partner Build Special Bond
Vermont residents in the comments of NASA’s post also said they heard a loud boom as the meteor went over.READ MORE: 'Now Is The Time To Get Us Home,' Those Who Served In Afghanistan Say It's Time To Go
“Heard and felt it from in the house midway between Stowe and Morrisville. Had no idea what it was!” one woman wrote.
“Heard and felt it in Waterbury, Vermont. Rattled the house and windows!” another added.MORE NEWS: NH Youth Baseball Team Forced To Cancel Trip To Cooperstown Over 12+ COVID Vaccine Requirement
NASA said the meteor first appeared at a height of 52 miles over Mount Mansfield State Forest. It then moved northeast at 47,000 mph, traveling 33 miles through the upper atmosphere. It then burned up 33 miles over Beach Hill in Orleans County, Vermont.