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A meteorite, the size of a mango, punched through the ceiling of the Williamsburg Square Family Practice Office in Lorton.
Dr. Marc Gullani says, "Literally an explosion went off."
Dr. Frank Ciampi tells 9NEWS NOW he thought the book shelves fell down.
amount of meteors hitting earth:
* 200 tons per day
* 100 billion cosmic dust sized particles enter the atmosphere each day.
* 25 million grain of sand size enter
* annually, 24,000 small pea size to fist sized meteors that reach the earths surface totals about 10 tonnes of which 3.33 tonnes land on land. This gives a bombardment rate of 40 meteorites per square km of land surface per year over a period of a million years. That's a lot of space junk just lying around waiting to be picked up - check your roof guttering with a magnet.
* 500 kg or less of meteors are found each year