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So a meteor exploded over Michigan and caused an earthquake

So a meteor exploded over Michigan and caused an earthquake
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It sounds like something out of a Roland Emmerich disaster movie, but it really happened. At around 8:10 pm local time last night a meteor streaked across the skies of Michigan and exploded in the atmosphere, reports ABC. That explosion, 5 miles west-southwest of New Haven, Michigan, caused a 2.0 magnitude earthquake in the area. If that’s not nerve-racking enough, it’s especially scary that the meteor was estimated to only be one or two yards across–minuscule compared to most rocky bodies flying through space.

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