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Meteor Shoots Across Hunter's Sky

It appeared at around 9pm last night

Meteor Shoots Across Hunter's Sky

A giant fireball spotted in the sky last night across the Hunter appears to have been a meteor.

Hundreds of people flooded Facebook saying they saw the bright light shoot across the night's sky at around 9pm.

Some say it looked like fireworks, others thought it was a shooting star.

At the same time, many people reported hearing a loud swooshing sound or rumbling.

Geoscience Australia went on Twitter to say "Reports of a meteor over the Hunter. Explains reported tremors and thunder as no reported seismic activity."