21st Century Meteorite Witnessed Falls

Meteorite falls that are officially recognized by the Meteoritical Society are presented in bold font.

"Hammers" are falls which were documented to strike manmade objects or structures.

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2016 -

Jan 24, 2016 - Osceola (L6 chondrite) : Florida USA
Feb 06, 2016 - Ejby (H5/6 chondrite) : Denmark (Hammer)
Feb 18, 2016 - Mount Blanco (L5 chondrite) : Texas USA
Mar 06, 2016 - Stubenberg (LL6 chondrite) : Germany/Austria
Jun 02, 2016 - "White Mountains" (unofficial) (ordinary chondrite?) : Arizona
Jun 28, 2016 - "Muang" (unofficial) (ordinary chondrite?) : Thailand (Hammer)
Aug 26, 2016 - "Qinghai" (unofficial) (ordinary chondrite?) : China
Sep 09, 2016 - "North Carolina" (unofficial, possible fall?) : North Carolina/Virginia USA


2015 -

Jan 09, 2015 - Porangaba (L4 chondrite) : Brazil
Jul 13, 2015 - Famenin (H/L3 chondrite) : Iran (Hammer)
Jul 28, 2015 - Sidi Ali Ou Azza (L4 chondrite) : Morocco
Jul 30, 2015 - Moshampa (LL5 chondrite) : Iran
Aug 13, 2015 - "Arvika" (unofficial) (probable fall, not recovered) : Norway
Sep 02, 2015 - Saricicek (Howardite) : Turkey
Sep 07, 2015 - "Bangkok" (unofficial) (possible fall, not recovered) : Thailand
Sep 09, 2015 - "Wilayat" (unofficial) (possible fall, not recovered) : Oman
Sep 18, 2015 - "Maldonado" (unofficial) (ordinary chondrite?) : Uruguay (Hammer)
Oct 23, 2015 - Creston (L6 chondrite) : California USA (Hammer)
Oct 31, 2015 - "Gdansk Halloween Fireball" (possible fall, not recovered) : Poland/Germany
Nov 13, 2015 - Komar Gaon (L6 chondrite) : India
Nov 27, 2015 - Murrili (H5 chondrite) : Australia

2014 -

Feb 17, 2014 - "Santa Fe" (unofficial) (unknown type) : Argentina
Feb 28, 2014 - Kuresoi (L6 chondrite) : Kenya (Hammer)
Mar 09, 2014 - Jinju (H5 chondrite) : South Korea (Hammer)
Apr 19, 2014 - Annama (H5 chondrite) : Russia
Jun 08, 2014 - "Mahbse Aarraid" (probable LL chondrite) : Morocco
Jul 09, 2014 - Tirhert (Eucrite) : Morocco
Sep 09, 2014 - Tinajdad (H5 chondrite) : Morocco
Nov 08, 2014 - "San Antonio Fireball" (probable fall, not recovered) : Mexico
Dec 09, 2014 - Žd'ár nad Sázavou (L4 chondrite) : Czech Republic

2013 -

Jan 15, 2013 - "Planeta Rica" (unofficial) (ordinary chondrite?) : Colombia
Feb 15, 2013 - Chelyabinsk - (LL5 chondrite) : Russia (Hammer)
Apr 19, 2013 - Wolcott (L5 chondrite) : Connecticut USA (Hammer)
Apr 23, 2013 - Braunschweig (L6 chondrite) : Germany (Hammer)
May 09, 2013 - "Oshika" (unofficial) (ordinary chondrite?) : Namibia
Jun 15, 2013 - "Yuncheng-Shanxi" (unofficial) (ordinary chondrite?) : China
Jul 17/18, 2013 - Aouinet Legraa (Eucrite) : Algeria
Sep 21, 2013 - Vicencia (LL3.2 chondrite) : Brazil

2012 -

Feb 11, 2012 - Xining (L5 chondrite) : China
Mar 01, 2012 - "Oslo" (unofficial) (H3-6 chondrite?) : Norway (Hammer)
Apr 22, 2012 - Sutter's Mill (CM - Regolith Breccia) : California USA (Hammer)
May 04, 2012 - Ladkee (H6 chondrite) : Pakistan
May 22, 2012 - Katol (L6 chondrite) : India (Hammer)
Jun 03, 2012 - "Comayagua" (unofficial) (ordinary chondrite?) : Honduras (Hammer)
Jul 08, 2012 - "Jalangi" (unofficial) (ordinary chondrite?) : India
Aug 22, 2012 - Battle Mountain (L6 chondrite) : Nevada USA
Oct 23, 2012 - Izarzar (H5 chondrite) : Morocco
Oct 17, 2012 - Novato (L6 chondrite) : California USA (Hammer)
Oct 30, 2012 - "Addison" (unofficial) (ordinary chondrite?) : Alabama USA
Dec 16, 2012 - Mreira (L6 chondrite) : Mauritania

2011 -

Feb 04, 2011 - Krizevci (H6 chondrite) : Croatia
Apr 30, 2011 - Soltmany (L6 chondrite) : Poland (Hammer)
Jul 11-12, 2011 - Draveil (H5 chondrite) : France (Hammer)
Jul 17, 2011 - Thika (L6 chondrite) : Kenya (Hammer)
Jul 18, 2011 - Tissint (Tata) (Martian, Shergottite) : Morocco
Sep 14, 2011 - Boumdeid (2011) (L6 chondrite) : Mauritania

2010 -

Jan 18, 2010 - Lorton (L6 chondrite) : Virginia USA (Hammer)
Feb 28, 2010 - Kosice (H5 chondrite) : Slovakia
Apr 13, 2010 - Mason Gully (H5 chondrite) : Australia
Apr 14, 2010 - Mifflin (L5 chondrite) : Wisconsin USA (Hammer)
May 01, 2010 - "Breja/Taouz" (unofficial) (LL6 chondrite?) : Morocco/Algeria
Jun 19, 2010 - Varre-Sai (L5 chondrite) : Brazil
Jul 04, 2010 - Trapeang Ronoas (H4 chondrite) : Cambodia
Jul 13, 2010 - Huaxi (H5 chondrite) : China

2009 -

Jan 17, 2009 - Maribo (CM2 carbonaceous chondrite) : Denmark
Feb 15, 2009 - Ash Creek (L6 chondrite) : Texas USA (Hammer)
Mar 01, 2009 - Cartersville (L5 chondrite) : Georgia USA (Hammer)
Mar 01, 2009 - Nkayi (L6 chondrite) : Zimbabwe
Apr 09, 2009 - Jesenice (L6 chondrite) : Slovenia
Jun 23, 2009 - Whetstone Mountains (H5 chondrite) : Arizona USA
Sep 25, 2009 - Grimsby (H5 chondrite) : Canada (Hammer)

2008 -

Jan 23, 2008 - Santa Lucia 2008 (L6 chondrite) : Argentina
Mar 03, 2008 - Kemer (L4 chondrite) : Turkey
Mar 23, 2008 - Daule (L5 chondrite) : Ecuador
Apr 06, 2008 - Berduc (L6 chondrite) : Argentina
Apr 12, 2008 - Xinglongquan (Zunhua) (L3 chondrite) : China (Hammer)
Jun 12, 2008 - Plescoi (L5-6 chondrite) : Romania
Sep 12, 2008 - Sulagiri (LL6 chondrite) : India
Oct 07, 2008 - Almahata Sitta (Ureilite) : Sudan
Nov 20, 2008 - Buzzard Coulee (H4 chondrite) : Canada
Dec 20, 2008 - Tamdakht (H5 chondrite) : Morocco

2007 -

Feb 01, 2007 - Didim (H3-5 chondrite) : Turkey
Feb 21, 2007 - Mahadevpur (H4/5 chondrite) : India (Hammer)
May 10, 2007 - Puerto LaPice (Eucrite) : Spain
Jul 02/03, 2007 - Chergach (H5 chondrite) : Mali
Jul 06, 2007 - Cali (H/L4 chondrite) : Columbia (Hammer)
Jul 20, 2007 - Bunburra Rockhole (Eucrite) : Australia
Aug 11, 2007 - Red Canyon Lake (H5 chondrite) : California USA
Sep 22, 2007 - San Juan de Ocotán (L5 chondrite) : Mexico (Hammer)
Sep 15, 2007 - Carancas (H4-5 chondrite) : Peru (Hammer and Crater Maker)

2006 -

May 21, 2006 - Werdama (H5 chondrite) : Libya
Jul 14, 2006 - Moss (CO3.6 carbonaceous chondrite) : Norway (Hammer)
Jul 31, 2006 - Jodiya (L5 chondrite) : India
Aug 29, 2006 - Kavarpura (Iron IIE-an) : India
Oct 16, 2006 - Bassikounou (H5 chondrite) : Mauritania
Oct 31, 2006 - Demsa (H6 chondrite) : Nigeria

2005 -

Jul 17, 2005 - "Montney" (unofficial) (H6 chondrite?) : Canada (Hammer)

2004 -

Jan 04, 2004 - Villabeto de la Pena (L6 chondrite) : Spain
Jun 12, 2004 - "Ellerslie" (unofficial) (ordinary chondrite) : New Zealand (Hammer)
Aug 01, 2004 - Maigatari-Danduma (H5/6 chondrite) : Nigeria
Oct 05, 2004 - Berthoud (Eucrite) : Colorado USA
Oct 28, 2004 - Kaprada (L5/6 chondrite) : India
Nov 08, 2004 - Orlando (Eucrite) : Florida USA (Hammer)
Nov 22, 2004 - Benguerir (LL6 chondrite) : Morocco

2003 -

Feb 01, 2003 - Hiroshima (H5 chondrite) : Japan (Hammer)
Mar 26, 2003 - Park Forest (L5 chondrite) : Illinois USA (Hammer)
Mar 30, 2003 - Hoima (H6 chondrite) : Uganda
Sep 23, 2003 - New Orleans (H5 chondrite) : Louisiana USA (Hammer)
Sep 24, 2003 - Boumdeid (2003) (L6 chondrite) : Mauritania
Sep 27, 2003 - Kendrapara (H4-5 chondrite) : India
Oct 16, 2003 - Oum Dreyga (H3-5 chondrite) : Rio de Oro
Nov ??, 2003 - Ouadangou (L5 chondrite) : Burkina Faso
Nov 02, 2003 - Kasauli (H4 chondrite) : India

2002 -

Feb 03-14 2002 - Alby sur Cheran (Eucrite) : France (Hammer)
Feb 11, 2002 - Bensour (LL6 chondrite) : Morocco
Feb 20, 2002 - San Michele (L6 chondrite) : Italy (Hammer)
Apr 06, 2002 - Neuschwanstein (EL6 chondrite) : Germany
Jun 06, 2002 - Bhawad (LL6 chondrite) : India
Jul 05, 2002 - Maromandia (L6 chondrite) : Madagascar
Jul 21, 2002 - Thuathe (H4/5 chondrite) : Lesotho (Hammer)
Jul 21, 2002 - Kilabo (LL6 chondrite) : Nigeria
Jul ??, 2002 - Dongyang (H5 chondrite) : China (Hammer)

2001 -

Jan 08, 2001 - Beni M'hira (L6 chondrite) : Tunisia
Feb 08, 2001 - Al Zarnkh (LL5 chondrite) : Sudan
Feb 12, 2001 - Devgaon (H3.8 chondrite) : India
Mar 02, 2001 - Dergaon (H5 chondrite) : India
Jul 09, 2001 - Bukhara (CV3 carbonaceous chondrite) : Uzbekistan

2000 -

Jan 18, 2000 - Tagish Lake (C2-ung carbonaceous chondrite) : Canada
May 06, 2000 - Moravka (H5 chondrite) : Czech Republic
Jul 15, 2000 - Yafa (H5 chondrite) : Yemen
Aug 22, 2000 - Gasseltepaoua (H5 chondrite) : Burkina Faso


For data on any of the above falls, please see the Meteoritical Bulletin.

For all witnessed falls available for purchase on this site, see Catalog of Witnessed Falls

108 official falls listed above since Jan 01, 2000.
20 unofficial falls listed above.
This page last updated on : Sep 22, 2016


Summary of Fall Types (since 2000) :

C2-ung - 1
CM - 1
CM2 - 1
CO3.6 - 1
CV3 - 1
EL6 - 1
LL3.2 - 1
LL5 - 3
LL6 - 6
L3 - 1
L4 - 4
L5 - 10
L5-6 - 1
L5/6 - 2
L6 - 23
H/L3 - 1
H/L4 - 1
H3-5 - 2
H3.8 - 1
H4 - 3
H4-5 - 2
H4/5 - 2
H5 - 23
H5/6 - 2
H6 - 4
Eucrite - 7
Howardite - 1
Martian - 1
Ureilite - 1
Iron IIE-an - 1




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