National Weather Service: Michigan meteor caused magnitude 2.0 earthquake

Posted at 11:39 PM, Jan 16, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-17 12:15:50-05

The United States Geological Survey confirmed that a meteor was seen and heard across the skies of Michigan on Tuesday night, around 8:10 p.m.

According to the National Weather Service, the meteor caused a 2.0 magnitude earthquake, which the USGS said struck near New Haven, specifically near 25 Mile and Card Rd.

The fireball report from the American Meteor Society had reports from six states and Ontario, Canada.

Map showing fireball reports