CLEVELAND - The skies over Ohio lit up late Friday night when a meteor exploded over Columbus.
Several witnesses say the event was so bright that it lit up the night sky and cast shadows on the ground, according to the American Meteor Society website.
Also, loud sounds were heard with the explosion and a visible contrail was seen swirling in the sky right after the meteor blew up.
The event was captured in northeast Ohio on a NASA all-sky camera in Hiram, Ohio, at 11:33 p.m.
Spaceweather.com reported the meteor hit the atmosphere at 114,000 m.p.h. and was visible in 14 states.
No damage was reported.