Residents all across Beltrami County, Minnesota saw a bright light followed by a loud boom in the sky on Monday evening around 6:40 pm.
County officials initially said it was a meteor but now those same officials are taking back their comments.
Beltrami County is in northern Minnesota.
Christopher Muller who serves as the Beltrami County Emergency Management Director stated, “This has certainly been an interesting puzzle to try and solve, and we still don’t know exactly what it was.”
Muller continued, “We appreciate the assistance we’ve received from federal agencies and science community in ruling out what it wasn’t and will continue to provide any subsequent information that is learned.”
Wow. It just zoomed.
“NASA analyzing mysterious flash and sonic boom over Minnesota that is ‘too horizontal’ to be a meteor”https://t.co/6xloZnGg1K pic.twitter.com/jF6mpHZD89
— cagrown5 (@cagrown5) November 15, 2023
Per Fox 9 News:
A bright light followed by a loud boom in Bemidji Monday night had people wondering what was going on.
The Beltrami County Emergency Communications Center received numerous reports of a loud explosion and bright flash in the sky…
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