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There were witness reports from Grand Forks all the way to the Twin Cities.

A vibrant meteor lit up the sky from North Dakota to Wisconsin overnight, and Michael Stanga captured it on video around 2:30 a.m. as he looked to the northwest from Otsego, Minnesota.

It was short-lived, but still presented an array of vibrant greens and blues as it moved through the night sky.

Stanga's camera captured the fireball just after 2:30 a.m., but there were also 19 other reports of a meteor streaking through the sky around 11:20 p.m., according to the American Meteor Society.

Those observations were reported from near Grand Forks and basically right down Interstate 94 into western Wisconsin. There was even a report out of Iowa.

"While it only lasted a few seconds, the fireball was moving at a slow/steady pace," said a woman who reported seeing it from Swift Falls, Minnesota.

"It was very bright, even with some clouds. It was a very surreal experience, I knew immediately I had witnessed something extraordinary!"