February 20, 2020 7:40:13 pm
On February 12, people in Malaysia’s Johor Bahru and in Singapore witnessed a flash of green illuminate the night sky.
The unusual sighting was captured by a car’s dashcam on a highway in Johor at 5 am, reported Malay Mail. The footage soon went viral after being shared on social media.
Take a look here:
Dashcam footage shows a meteor streaking across the skies above Johor Bahru, Malaysia pic.twitter.com/55jhsDT4Dl
— Reuters (@Reuters) February 20, 2020
The flash of light, presumed to be caused by a meteor, lasted for a few seconds before disappearing.
According to the International Meteor Organisation, there were four sightings of the fireball over Johor and Singapore between 5 am and 5.02 am. As per the American Meteor Society, a fireball is defined as a meteor that appears brighter than the planet Venus, either in the morning or evening sky, when it enters earth’s atmosphere and burns up.
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