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Daytime Fireball Lights Up Canadian, Northeast US Skies

A daytime fireball was seen across parts of Canada and the northern U.S. on Sunday afternoon.

The sightings occurred about 4:15 p.m. EDT Sunday, according to the American Meteor Society. The society had 34 reports on its website by Monday morning from the Toronto and New York state areas.

The meteor was also seen in Pennsylvania and Vermont, according to the society's website.

It was about 50 to 100 centimeters (1.6 to 3.3 feet) wide, a professor from the Meteor Physics Group at University of Western Ontario, was quoted by the Toronto Star newspaper. It hit the atmosphere with a force between 10 to 20 tons of TNT.