Nicaragua Hit By Meteor as Major Asteroid Narrowly Misses Earth

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The mystery surrounding a loud booming sound heard in Nicaragua this weekend has been explained as the result of a meteor strike, according to government officials

According to a report from the Nicaragua Dispatch, the meteor made impact sometime around 11 p.m. on Saturday night

“[The meteor] appears to have come off an asteroid that was passing close to Earth,” Government spokeswoman Rosario Murillo told the Associated Press

Nicaragua ha pedido ayuda al @USGS de EE.UU. para investigar el meteorito que causó un cráter de varios metros http://ift.tt/1rrSKaF

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Adario Strange

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