Possible meteor seen streaking across Southern California sky

A bright light streaking across the sky in Southern California Wednesday evening lit up social media with what amateur astronomers identifying it as a possible meteor.

Residents from Los Angeles to San Diego caught the event on camera.

“Saw the most crazy meteor I’ve ever seen!! It blew into pieces and burned up in the atmosphere!!,” one woman wrote on Twitter. “Oh My Lanta that was SO COOL!!!!! And I caught the end on camera!!”Summer C@summerrabel

Saw the most crazy meteor I’ve ever seen!! It blew into pieces and burned up in the atmosphere!! Oh My Lanta that was SO COOL!!!!! And I caught the end on camera!!#meteor

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My boyfriend caught this video of the meteor shower in california and wanted me to post it!! ☄️ #meteor #SanDiego

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Y’ALL I was really thinking it was the end of the world…. This thing was huge #meteor

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SCIENTISTS JUST DISCOVERED GIANT 790,000-YEAR-OLD METEOR CRATERJon Burton@JonTt

My Tesla caught the LA #meteor on my way along the PCH tonight…

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KABC-TV reported it was likely either a meteor or space debris, but there has been no official confirmation on the unidentified object yet.