AS REPORTED BY ABC 7 NEWS
The United States Geological Survey confirmed the meteor that many spotted in the Chicago area Tuesday night.
The meteor happened at around 7:10 p.m., according to USGS. It also caused a magnitude 2 earthquake.
The American Meteor Society received about 200 reports of a "fireball meteor" seen over Illinois and other states.Many posted on social media after having heard and seen what they described as a meteor in the sky.
Watch the meteor from some Chicagoans point of view below!