Reports 'consistent with a meteor shower' says NASA scientist

A NASA scientist has told the Associated Press that social media reports of a meteor on the US east east seem to be consistent with the behaviour of a meteor shower.

Donald Yeomans, manager of NASA's Near-Earth Object Program in California, said: "it's unusual to have so many people see it."

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'Meteor' seen in eastern US

There have been sightings of a possible meteor on the US Eastern Seaboard.