Meteor explodes over Vermont with the force of 440 pounds of TNT

Published March 8, 2021 1,115 Views

Rumble Meteor explodes over Vermont with the force of 440 pounds of TNT.
It was the size of a bowling ball but exploded like 440 pounds of TNT.
A meteor streaked through the night sky over Vermont on Sunday (March 7), creating a spectacular light show and causing Earth-shaking booms as it burned through the atmosphere.
The meteor's explosive passage through the atmosphere released the equivalent of 440 pounds (200 kilograms) of TNT, suggesting that the meteor was likely 10 pounds (4.5 kg) and 6 inches (15 centimeters) in diameter, according to NASA Meteor Watch.