Giant burning fireball stuns Aussies

Residents report hearing an explosion. Picture: Twitter / Richard Bailiff


The article is believed to be a meteorite. Image: Twitter / Richard BailiffSupply:Twitter

A HUGE bang was reportedly heard by residents in Western Australia after an enormous, mysterious ball of sunshine beamed throughout the night time sky.

Social media went nuts with stories from baffled Aussies who stated the “flaming object” ominously lit up the sky at about 7.40pm native time final night time. Some stated the article appeared to blow up and “persevering with off into the clouds”.

Residents report hearing an explosion. Picture: Twitter / Richard Bailiff

Residents report listening to an explosion. Image: Twitter / Richard BailiffSupply:Twitter


Footage of tonight’s meteor we received from people around Perth

A submit shared by Perth Observatory (@perthobservatory) on

A number of residents reported listening to a “large bang” which came about concerning the time there was a “flash within the sky”.

Dashcams and safety techniques captured the spectacle and lots of took to social media to explain what they noticed.

“(My) son noticed a giant ball of sunshine fall overhead then a minute later there was an enormous bang that shook our home,” Kate Clare commented on a submit on the York Group Useful resource Centre Fb web page.

“I jumped off the sofa and my companion went operating out the entrance to see who was throwing one thing at our window and all of the neighbours did the identical factor,” Esmeralda Harmer stated.

The Perth Observatory was inundated with footage from locals and put collectively a collection of images on Instagram late final night time.

The suspected meteor is believed to have crashed to earth some 100km east of Perth.

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