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Your daily dose of natural disasters and amazing phenomena for March 21, 2021...
Sunset in Chicago or Chicagohenge on the equinox, March 20, 2021 by Barry Butler
Across the English Channel a loud bang and 'earthquake-like' tremors were reported by residents in Dorset. The Ministry of Defence quashed rumours that RAF planes caused the boom. Meanwhile, the American Meteor Society (AMS) received 68 reports (event 1767-2021) about a meteor fireball seen over northern France, England, Wales and Belgium at the same time (around 14:53 UTC). Here a record of the loud booming noise:
The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 143 reports (event 1786-2021) about a meteor fireball seen over CT, DC, DE, IN, MA, MD, MI, NC, NH, NJ, NY, OH, Ontario, PA, Québec, TN, VA and WV on Sunday, March 21st 2021 around 04:25 UT.
Cloud iridescence forming above a cumulonimbus cloud in Zambia… Photos from Amanda Collins
First report of biofluorescence in Arctic snailfish
That is a rare lower tangent arc from Colorado
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