A brilliant meteor lit up the midnight sky over Northeast China at 18:16 UTC on October 10, 2019 (00:16 LT, October 11).
The night briefly turned into a day as the fireball streaked through the clouds. Videos of the meteor were caught by surveillance cameras in the Songyuan City, Jilin province. Many residents were also able to capture the astonishing event.
View that's out of this world! A meteorite was spotted falling as a fireball in NE China. pic.twitter.com/NCh602rmPM
— People's Daily, China (@PDChina) October 11, 2019
According to CCTV news agency, the fireball was also seen from Heilongjiang Province. Furthermore, there have been no reports of meteorites discovered on the ground. Scientists are now reviewing the videos to examine the fireball.
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