A bright fireball streaked through the night sky over Michigan, Ohio and Illinois around 04:42 UTC on May 11, 2019. The event lasted several seconds before the object disintegrated.
The American Meteor Society (AMS) received over 265 reports by 10:00 UTC on May 13. The fireball was seen over Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Ohio and Ontario.
We received 267 reports so far about a fireball seen over the Lake Michigan last Friday night.— AMSMETEORS (@amsmeteors) May 13, 2019
Event page: https://t.co/GPN1FZlJO6
If you saw this event, please report it here: https://t.co/N0EuOVkOgj pic.twitter.com/T7fYbCa6aS
Bright fireball over Michigan, Ohio and Illinois on May 11, 2019 - Heatmap. Credit: AMS
Featured image credit: J. Burnie, AMS
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