UPDATE — the first apparently legit video of the meteor:
@antderosa Saw meteor (if that’s what it was) flying east from corner of 90th/Lex. during run to Central Park
— Matt McCullough (@McCulloughSprts) March 23, 2013
According to users on Twitter, a meteor was spotted up and down the East Coast tonight. Users from New York City, New Jersey, and Washington, D.C., have been sending tweets about the meteor. According to the Weather Channel’s Twitter account, the meteor has been spotted as far as north as Boston, Massachussettes, and as far south as Richmond, Virginia. According to Twitter reports, the meteor landed on the Maryland/Delaware border.
FLASH: Reports of a possible meteor seen on U.S. Eastern Seaboard; sightings from upstate New York to northern Virginia.
— Bloomberg News (@BloombergNews) March 23, 2013
Here are 20 tweets from people who saw the meteor:
Big #meteor over New York. (Or maybe rocket). Twitter confirmed I didn’t make it up, at least.
— Graham Stanton (@grahamstanton) March 23, 2013
Just saw a meteor!!!
— Rachel (@rachelrrose) March 23, 2013
I’ve been walking outside for hours and I missed the meteor? I’m furious. Never going outside again.
— Patrick Cotnoir (@patrickcotnoir) March 23, 2013
— Patrick deHahn (@patrickdehahn) March 23, 2013
— Lindsay Listanski (@LListanski) March 23, 2013
Missed the #meteor sighting in manhattan. Darnit!
— Matthew Johnson (@mattjoh) March 23, 2013
Jk it wasnt a meteor IT WAS A UFO
— Jenny Heintz (@jennyheintz) March 23, 2013
Twitter saying #meteor seen as far south as Richmond VA so far…
— Jason Thomas (@JDeanThomas) March 23, 2013
Reports coming in of a Meteor seen along the east coast.
— Dave Lucas (@davelucas) March 23, 2013
I guess I missed a meteor. Damn.
— Steve Kovach (@stevekovach) March 23, 2013
120% positive I just saw a meteor burn up in the atmosphere.Very very bright green.Awesome.
— Chris Lanfranco (@FooFranco) March 23, 2013
Def saw it over NYC RT @breakingweather: Reports, from Florida to Mass, of a large meteor being spotted between 7:55 and 8:03 p.m. EDT.
— Christopher Licata (@Licatacs) March 23, 2013
— Nick Rafter (@NRafter) March 23, 2013
— Aaron (- AAA -) (@AboveAverageA) March 23, 2013
There was a meteor over NYC about 45 minutes ago, and I saw the flash from it, and it turns out it was a metor, I MISSED IT AND IM MAD
— Teejay (@teejsuxx) March 23, 2013
@t_lo_7 I wish I saw it! I hear we’re all going to die in 7 days from a meteor so I’m drinking.
— UKnowWhat2Do (@UKnowWhat2Do) March 23, 2013
Of course there was a meteor that just flew over us, sky was big green flash, cool fireball. Went from Boston to D.C. #endoftheworld
— Debra Sherman (@DebSherman1969) March 23, 2013
Raymond and I saw a meteor earlier. Apparently, others have too.
— Jimmy Baez (@thiscityishell) March 23, 2013
Was that a meteor passing over NYC — or one of Obama’s drones?
— toddstarnes (@toddstarnes) March 23, 2013
According to a tipster in the comments section below (below), the meteor was spotted in Virginia and emitted a green light. Let us know if you have any tips or photos!