MICHIGAN — Residents in several cities reported seeing a large flash, a bang or an explosion in the night sky Tuesday night. The majority of the reports came from the metro Detroit area.
According to the National Weather Service, the incident is a possible meteor entering the atmosphere.
Videos posted online appeared to show the event.
— Chris???????? (@chrsb01) January 17, 2018
A METEOR just flew over Michigan and we’re losing our ever loving minds in the Millington household ☄️???? pic.twitter.com/h0rwuLR3g7
— Makayla Millington (@makaylam14) January 17, 2018
— Tim (@tflyer85) January 17, 2018
Possible meteor event near Canton, MI….Camera 2 clip happened around 8:08pm pic.twitter.com/WbknbumEdi
— 😉 (@MelTXD) January 17, 2018