A meteor just blew up over Detroit last night — and even caused a small earthquake

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The skies over Detroit, Mich., lit up last night not from thunder or fireworks but a meteor, with the ground shaking from such astrological force.

In fact, the U.S. Department of Geology confirms that the meteor caused a 2.0 earthquake.

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Soon after, security cameras and cell phones started flooding the Internet with images of the mystifying moment.


In this video, taken in southern Michigan, the sky lit up with a startling bright flash.

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All of which led some people to make nervous jokes about the incident.

(H/T Twitter)

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