File photo of a meteor entering the atmosphere, taken from the ISS last year.
A meteor hit Zakynthos, the third largest Greek island, in the Ionian Sea on Wednesday night.
Eyewitnesses said the sky lit up like day after an explosion and objects which looked like fire balls fell into the sea, according to state-run ANA-MPA news agency.
"Meteor strikes are common in Greece, it is not threatening," geology Professor Efthimyos Lekkas told an AA correspondent.
The meteor didn't cause any damage but people panicked around the region.
Comment: "Meteor strikes are common in Greece, it is not threatening."
What the hell kind of statement is that?!
Sure, fireballs exploding overhead is a daily occurrence NOW because they have increasing exponentially in recent years!