Residents of the Chinese province of Qinghai woke, Wednesday morning, to a loud noise during which they felt the shock of a meteorite in the earth, then a flash lit in the sky.
Frightened people took to the streets, and it turned out that a meteor flew over the area and fell to the ground 40 kilometers from Yushu in an abandoned area. According to the China Seismological Center.
Meteor terakam di barat laut China di bandar Yushu pada semalam, 23 Disember 2020.
Sebelum itu, heboh diperkatakan penduduk sebagai 'cahaya misteri'.
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“A meteor was shot down in Yushu County, Qinghai Province. The seismic center recorded the fall at 7.25 local time,” said a statement issued by the center.
No injuries or material damage were reported, and scientists began searching for debris in the mountains.