Perth meteor produced a sonic boom that shook houses

A fireball that lit up Western Australian skies also produced a sonic boom that shook houses, according to observers.  

The meteor blasted through the night skies on Tuesday and was seen across Perth's city district and as far north-east as Northam.

Researchers are now trying to pinpoint where the incredible meteor may have landed if it survived the atmosphere.  

The bright streak on Tuesday night was seen across metropolitan Perth. Residents in York heard a loud bang which made their houses shake

The bright streak on Tuesday night was seen across metropolitan Perth. Residents in York heard a loud bang which made their houses shake

Driving instructor Richard Bailiff was driving with a student when they saw the flash of light. 'It just went behind this thunder cloud and it just went bang,' Mr Bailiff told 9News.

'It just blew up like a fire work, it was just amazing. 

'The intensity of the blue and the colours you saw from it.'

Perth Observatory's Matt Woods said they are seeking unedited

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