The fall of the meteorite was observed in the sky over Japan

The fall of the meteorite was observed in the sky over Japan
The fall of the meteorite was observed in the sky over Japan
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On the night of August 19, local residents observed a meteorite falling over the vast territory of Kanto and Kinki.

Late on the evening of the 19th, one after another, eyewitness reports appeared on social media that something similar to a ball of light swept over the vast area of ​​Kanto and Kinki.

According to Mr. Daichi Fujii, curator of the Hiratsuka City Museum in Kanagawa Prefecture, specializing in astronomy, it was a meteorite impact.

Fujii, who analyzed the footage, said: "It looks like a meteorite was falling over the Noto Peninsula in Ishikawa Prefecture from south to north at a speed of about 20 kilometers per second and fell into the sea."

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