The flaming rock was seen shortly earlier than 10pm with reviews coming in from Scotland to the West Country.
Typically meteor’s journey throughout house at tens of hundreds of miles per hour however burn up, producing a heat glow, in the event that they enter the Earth’s environment.
Londoner Shane Mann tweeted: “Just noticed a #meteor burn up throughout the sky in West London. Stunning.
“I wasn’t fast sufficient with the digicam sadly.”
Channel 4 News producer Alice Wagstaffe mentioned: “Just noticed an unimaginable meteor or taking pictures star or one thing over London, please let there be video footage!”
Another Twitter person added: “I swear I simply noticed an excellent vivid meteor fall over north London.”
Quite a lot of movies have been posted on Twitter and Instagram purporting to indicate the meteor.
One, taken by a doorbell safety system in Milton Keynes, reveals a vivid flame transferring throughout the evening sky.
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There have been additionally reviews on social media of the meteor being seen from different elements of the UK together with Manchester and Rochdale.
The UK Meteor Network, which screens meteor sightings in Britain, tweeted: “Looks like lots of people in the UK and Ireland noticed the 9:55 #fireball #meteor.
“The reviews are flooding in, 120 thus far and counting.
“From the 2 movies we noticed it was a sluggish transferring meteor with clearly seen fragmentation.”