Watch a suspected meteor light up the Michigan sky
Some residents said their homes shook when the event happened.
A suspected meteor that appeared in the sky above Detroit, Michigan, has been captured by CCTV cameras and dash-cams.
Residents of the metropolitan Detroit area reported seeing a bright light and what sounded like thunder at around 8.08pm on Tuesday.
The National Weather Service have not confirmed that it was a meteor and say they are still trying to work out what caused the “rare occurrence”.
A camera on someone’s front door only captured the sky-filling light.
If it was a meteor, despite the bright light and reports of people’s houses shaking, it wasn’t actually dangerous.
A meteor is just a small piece of rock that comes close enough to the Earth to enter its atmosphere. In doing so, it vaporises which appears as a dash of light, known as a shooting star.
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