- Giant fireball was spotted flashing across the sky today over Nangqian, China
- Footage shows the burning sphere exploding and plummeting into the county
- Local media suggested the fast-moving object could be a very bright meteor
- China’s earthquake authority said a suspected bolide hit the earth at 7.25am
A giant fireball has been spotted flashing across the sky and crashing into a county in southern China.
Footage taken by stunned locals shows an unidentified object exploding into a blazing sphere as it plunges at a fast speed towards the earth.
It is not immediately clear what the ball of fire is, but local media are suggesting the possibility of a very bright meteor. No casualties have been reported.