Asteroid 2021 GW4, which flew past Earth last night, was first spotted by astronomers on April 4, according to NASA.
The space agency said it had received over 100 eyewitness reports and also detected the sound made by the fireball.
Some eyewitnesses reported hearing a loud boom, which sounded like "big trucks crashing."
One witness described the event as an "enormous ball of light in the sky," as scientists say remains of the meteorite may have landed north of Innoko River.
The asteroids, called 2020 RO and 2020 PM7, will pass safely on September 25 and 29 respectively more than 1.7 million miles away.
"It was really a spectacular observation. People have captured something very special here," said Glen Nagle from the Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex.
The explosion over Siberia, which has come to be known as the "Tunguska event," has long puzzled experts.
Throughout history, there have been various claims of people being struck and killed by meteorites.
The object "very likely" disintegrated before touching the ground, Mexican authorities said.
Nearly two-thirds of likely New Hampshire Democratic primary voters said they would prefer a life-extinguishing meteor strike against the Earth over President Trump being re-elected in November.
Residents in Los Angeles and San Diego shared footage of a bright light trail across the sky, which many have claim to be a meteor.
The annual event usually begins around October 2, picking up steam towards the middle of the month and petering out as we head into November.
The Perseids are the result of debris being released from the comet 109P/Swift-Tuttle as it speeds past the Earth in its orbit around the sun.
The meteor was what NASA calls an "Earth grazer," and it was not common.
Hundreds of people in Florida and Cuba witnessed the phenomenon.
Over 450 people across the East Coast reported seeing the meteor on Wednesday morning.
More than 600 reports were filed with the American Meteor Society about the fireball over the weekend.
Events like these occur dozens of times each year. Why was this one special?