Melburnians, as well as people in Gippsland, NSW and Tasmania saw the spectacular light show, which lasted about 20 seconds.
- Matt Kearsley (@matt_kearsley) July 10, 2014
@3AW693 in Tullamarine 9.47pm pic.twitter.com/ZpRlsjXmGa
- Jan Laczynski (@YYarni) July 10, 2014
Witnessed one of the most amazing things in my life at work tonight, never thought I'd see a meteor spectacular sight #MelbourneMeteor
- Mitchell Clark (@Mitchclark18) July 10, 2014
Wow, just witnessed the amazing meteor / shooting star on way home from mums. Amazing! #melbournemeteor #melbourneshootingstarThe 3AW talkback line lit up as Melburnians realised what was happening.
- Lauren Clair (@lozclair) July 10, 2014
John told 3AW Nightline he pulled over while driving in Keilor Park to watch the light show.