New video of meteor from Brighton, Michigan: courtesy Josh Springer
The National Weather Service says the bright flash and loud noise that has been heard throughout southwest Michigan was "likely" a meteor, but they will continue to monitor feeds.
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(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.
Meteorologist Kevin Jeanes spoke about the meteor on Facebook Live less than an hour after it lit up the skies across the area.
At this point, 7 Action News has yet to determine what caused it. However, the National Weather Service has issued a tweet saying it was a meteor.
Some people have posted videos to YouTube.
What’s this meteor nonsense?— John Dingell (@JohnDingell) January 17, 2018
What’s this meteor nonsense?
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