Videos: Suspected meteor lights up sky in Michigan and beyond Thursday night

Most of sightings reported between 7 and 8 p.m.

BERKLEY, Mich. – Some people across the country were lucky enough to capture footage of a suspected fireball as it streaked across the sky on Thursday night.

The suspected meteor was spotted by many in Southeast Michigan. Local 4 received a few emails and phonecalls from viewers who said they saw it themselves.

According to the American Meteor Society, reports of sightings go as far south as South Carolina and as far north as Pinconning, Michigan. People between Pennsylvania and Indiana have reported sightings.

There have been 693 sightings reported to the AMS and most of the sightings occurred between 7 and 8 p.m. If you have a photo or video you’d like to share, post it to our Pins page here, or email us.

Read: Did you spot a meteor in the sky above SE Michigan on Thursday night?

Videos submitted to the American Meteor Society

Video captured in Royal Oak, Michigan by a Local 4 viewer:

Video captured in Berkley, Michigan by Al Holland K8ALH:

Video captured in Chardon, Ohio by Bill Ericson:

Video captured in Wadsworth, Ohio by Stephen Martin:

Video captured in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania by Jared Rackley:

You can view two more videos by clicking the links below:

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