The Michigan Meteor

It's a UFO, it's a shooting star...No it's just a Meteor headed for Michigan...

As the sky lit up and the ground began to shake, Metro Detroit residents couldn't help but think that a UFO landed in Michigan.

Tuesday night many people around the area saw the sky light up and felt the ground begin to shake, and it was all guesses to what caused this until the National Weather Service stepped in!

The National Weather Service eventually solved the mystery, tweeting "USGS confirms meteor occurred around 810 pm, causing a magnitude 2.0

The American Meteor Society's report map illustrated that the meteor was visible in six states and in Canada.

Meteor lights up night sky in US, rattles Michigan with 'loud boom'

Residents in several cities across Michigan reported seeing a bright and colorful flash travel through the sky before hearing a loud boom. The US Department of Homeland Security confirmed that it was a meteor fireball. COURTESY: RT's RUPTLY video agency, NO RE-UPLOAD, NO REUSE - FOR LICENSING, PLEASE, CONTACT http://ruptly.tv READ MORE: on.rt.com/8x3g RT LIVE http://rt.com/on-air Subscribe to RT!

Flash in the sky, meteor, Michigan

Flash in the sky, meteor, Michigan

Flash in the sky, meteor, Michigan

Flash in the sky, meteor, Michigan