Meteor (Meteoro) in Mexico: Sightings Reported Across 8 States

January 30, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

Lots of people in Mexico reported seeing a meteor (meteoro)  or meteorite (meteorito) on Thursday evening.

The meteor or comet was spotted around 7:03 p.m. local time by a web camera in Mexico City and also reported by a range of people from other locations.

One Twitter user said they saw it from the hills of Angeloplis “perfectly.”

Another said they saw it in Puebla.

“It crossed the entire sky from south to west,” said another user.

Sightings were also reported in Morella. Sky Alert said that sightings have been reported in eight states and the federal district.

“It was a streak of light moving at high speed,” said Andres Olmos in Morella. “It was huge!”

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