NWS: Possible meteorite lights up Guam sky

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Although no conclusive statement has been issued by local authorities on whether the Friday night fireball was a meteor or not, Guam Homeland Security is saying that the lights were most likely debris from a Chinese commercial rocket that was launched that same night. (Viewer contributed photo)

PNC has received several video footage from our viewers showing what appears to be lights in the sky descending over Guam.

Some of the shots were taken at Paseo, Home Depot, Windward Hills and the northern and southern parts of the island.

The National Weather Service has stated that the celestial phenomenon is most likely a meteorite streaking through Guam’s sky.

Guam Homeland Security / Office of Civil Defense reported that at around 11:25 p.m. a possible meteorite was recorded.

GHS/OCD quotes the National Weather Service, Guam Weather Forecast Office as saying that the meteorite appeared to have landed northeast of Saipan waters.

There has been no ground impact recorded at this time.

There are no reports of tsunami impacts to the Marianas at this time.

GHS/OCD said more information will be provided as it becomes available.

This is a developing story.

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