Possible Meteor Spotted Across Delmarva Overnight


Numerous residents across the Mid-Atlantic including on Delmarva took to social media on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning to say they say what was potentially a meteor lighting up the night sky.

It was seen for a few seconds around 11 p.m., with reports as far north as New York and as far south as the Carolinas. Here on Delmarva, front door security camera video captured a bright light in the sky at Bob McKinley’s residence in Ocean Pines near the Yacht Club.

Satellite imagery showed a streak around 11 p.m. hundreds of miles off the coast of New Jersey and Delaware.┬áScientists say that meteors typically do not reach the earth’s surface, and disintegrate shortly upon entering the earth’s atmosphere.