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Meteor explodes over Michigan, fireball seen in six states and Canada

Posted: 9:11 PM, Jan 16, 2018
Updated: 2018-01-17 15:39:47Z
VIDEOS: Meteor in the sky over Michigan

(WXYZ) - The National Weather Service and United States Geological Survey confirmed that a meteor lit up the skies across Michigan and in several other states on Tuesday night.

According to the USGS, the meteor happened around 8:10 p.m. and caused a magnitude 2.0 earthquake near New Haven in Macomb County.

The American Meteor Society's report map shows it was visible in six states and Canada.

The National Weather Service has issued a tweet saying it was a meteor.

 

 

View videos of the fireball in the player above.