The dramatic moment giant flaming METEORITE lights sky in Spain

The dramatic moment that a giant flaming METEORITE lights up the sky and then hammers into the earth so hard that terrified witnesses in the Costa del Sol felt ‘the ground move’

  • The fireball smashed down in southern Spain at about 10.25pm on Sunday
  • Moment the meteor crashed at almost 45,000 mph was witnessed by tourists
  • Footage shows the space matter hit the earths atmosphere and burn up
  • Observatories in Almería, Toledo, Granada and Seville reported seeing the light

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The moment a meteor crashed to earth at almost 45,000 mph was witnessed by stunned tourists.

The fireball smashed down in southern Spain at about 10.25pm on Sunday and the huge streak of light in the sky was described by tourists and residents in the Costa Del Sol as similar to an ‘earthquake’.

Witnesses described feeling ‘the earth moving’ and compared the impact to a small earthquake or explosion.

Footage shows the space matter hit the earths atmosphere and burn up, causing a bright light illuminate the night sky.

Observatories in Almería, Toledo, Granada and Seville reported seeing the light.

The crash happened as the earth went through the Geminids meteor shower, which occurs in December every year.