Today, a giant meteor exploded over Russia, and a record-breaking asteroid shot past the earth. Tonight, it appears that a third celestial body decided to give the Earth a wave: At around 7:45PM PT tonight, a fireball appeared over California.
Saw a fireball streak thru sky above Fairfield tonight after spending the day doing a story on meteors & asteroids @nbcbayarea
— Jodi Hernandez (@JodiHernandez01) February 16, 2013
NBC Bay Area reporter Jodi Hernandez first brought the meteor to media attention, but what was first assumed to be a San Francisco Bay Area phenomenon may have spread much further. The American Meteor Society, which has already collected over 25 sightings from around 7:45PM PT, shows reports as far south as…