Several people observed a massive meteor fireball emitting a brighter than usual flash at around 8:30 pm on the 6th of November - it was observed throughout the province. According to a statement from the Toyama Observatory, it was a "massive fireball", a rare phenomenon caused by a large mass of meteorite.

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The fireball was observed traveling in a northern direction. It lit up the skies for a full two to three seconds, falling to an area unknown at this time. The fireball divided into several individual pieces as the meteor exploded in the middle with a white, yellow, and red emission.

Usually when a meteorite enters the Earth's atmosphere, it burns up due to a super-heated atmospheric friction. It is often known as a "shooting star" -- But due to the size of this meteorite and its strong longer glow, it caused panic among large populated areas around the Tokyo vicinity.