On February 15th, a large meteor fell near the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, which is located just east of the Ural Mountains. Although spectacular, it did cause a fair amount of damage, including over a thousand injuries and many broken windows.
More on this at Bad Astronomy and at The Guardian.
Meanwhile, that same day another meteor was seen near San Francisco:
Luckily, this one didn't cause any damage.
Remember, this was also the same day that the asteroid 2012 DA14 did its close fly-by.
Quite a day for sky-watchers.