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Meteor sighting reported in Connecticut

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MERIDEN, CT (WFSB) -

The American Meteor Society reported a meteor over the Atlantic Ocean on Wednesday afternoon.

The meteor was seen streaking towards the New Jersey/ Virginia shoreline just before 4 p.m. Universal time.

There were 13 reports sent to the American Meteor Society of a fireball being seen in New Jersey, Virginia, Pennsylvania, Washington DC, Maryland and even Connecticut.

A man in Meriden reported seeing a "long white tail, white and light blue head" that "came from east north east or so." The meteor, which was "quite bright," moved southwest or so and descended. 

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