Several users have reported the fall of a possible meteorite in the metropolitan region, being visible from various points of the capital, local media report.

A meteorite with a "flash of light" soars through the skies of Santiago as far away as in Tomé and the Biobío region , several Internet users report through social networks.

The cameras manage to capture the meteorite with a strong light illuminating the sky of various sectors of the capital of Chile.

We have compiled some videos of the meteorite fall in Santiago, Chile:

According to specialists, the piece of the meteorite this morning is nothing more than the detachment of comet 96p / Machholz.

This phenomenon would be due to the meteor shower of the Delta Aquarids that will be visible at its maximum intensity between the nights of August 2 and 4.

(Translated by Google)