A very bright meteor streaked through the night sky over Krasnoyarsk Territory, Russia on March 15, 2019, and was captured on video. The event lasted 9 seconds before the object disintegrated.
The object was recorded near the village of Tura in Evenk Autonomous Territory of northern Krasnoyarsk. According to RIA Novosti, eyewitnesses told journalists it became ‘light and warm’ during the incident.
Emergency services said they do not plan to search for meteorites as it is difficult to assess where they might have fallen.
Authorities said the event did not cause any damage.
Featured image: Bright fireball over Krasnoyarsk Territory, Russia on March 15, 2019. Credit: Родная Эвенкия
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