Meteor fireballs create booms and rattle windows in Brazil and North Carolina

Noise and tremor scared residents of Hortolândia and Sumaré, Brazil at 11pm on July 13, 2017. On the same day, at around 10pm another meteor also jolted homes in North Carolina.  Residents of Sumaré and Hortolândia in Brazil were alarmed by a noise followed by a tremor after a meteor fireball exploded over

Campinas (SP) on July 13 at around 11 pm. A resident reported feeling the walls of his home and the window shaking as if it were a plane was flying close to the house, or some machine passing in the street. It wasn’t like the same rocking sensation like during an earthquake, but walls and windows vibrated. READ MORE