There's speculation that the meteor could be linked to an asteroid that will pass through satellite space later today.
It is believed to be 50 metres wide and capable of wiping out a city the size of London and is expected to miss Earth by a distance of over 17,000 miles but is the closest ever predicted for an object of that size.
Astronomer Nigel Henbest told ITV News the asteroid is not linked to the Russian meteor:
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