WATCH: Possible meteor sightings over Ontario

Witnesses describe a fast-moving ball of fire

What was that?

Twitter lit up late Sunday afternoon with people clamouring for answers about something streaking across the eastern sky.

Reports of sightings came in from Toronto, Oshawa, Oakville, Peterborough, Niagara, even western New York. Some witnesses also say they saw a flash and heard a boom.


Nicole Kelly was walking near Eglinton Ave E and Victoria Park Ave around 4:15 pm and happened to look up.

"It was like this little, small ball of fire that was coming down and it looked like it hit the clouds...and then it kinda disappeared."

Many witnesses are calling what they saw a meteor. There has been no official confirmation and no reports of anything hitting the ground.

A NEWSTALK 1010 listener sent in this footage from his dashboard camera...

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  1. Fact Provider posted on 05/05/2014 06:17 AM
    **** BREAKING NEWS ****

    Sightings of a ball of fire streaking across the Ontario sky have been investigated.
    It appears that it was just the Hudak Con campaign flaming out early.
    1. Angry Bill posted on 05/05/2014 09:26 AM
      @Fact Provider You wanna talk about flaming out early... when I heard on the radio this morning that Wynne was exuberantly claiming that she would build upon Dalton McGuinty's great legacy, I spit coffee all over my dashboard.
    2. Suz58 posted on 05/05/2014 01:34 PM
      @Angry Bill Then I know it is time to get rid of Wynne. Dalton McGuinty had to be one of the most corrupt! Are you sure she said legacy or travesty? So glad he is gone!
  2. GregH_5652 posted on 05/05/2014 08:55 AM
    The Wynne Liberals have now imposed a Meteor Viewing Tax which will be used for transit funding.
  3. Dude posted on 05/05/2014 09:09 AM
    It was Kathleen Wynne getting away from responsibility at light speed.
  4. john posted on 05/05/2014 10:58 AM
    no that was Dalton McGuinty's going back to the mother ship . the aliens are going to beat the crap out of him for being a asshole . or it could be the raptors after there shity performance last night . how meny times do i have to tell them to stop replacing the team with Toronto maple leaf players . leafs suck !!!!!

    all jokes aside i heard a loud explosion up my way . my friends in the next town had there house shake and thats a long ways away form the impact site .
  5. JohnH_6636 posted on 05/05/2014 04:50 PM
    Sadly it did nothing to remove the jerks from the commute. Somebody needs to negotiate with the Meteor's planet to suggest such actions.
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