Many residents in Palm Beach County are asking what was that bright light that streaked across the South Florida sky last night? Several videos of a bright object falling through the sky over West Palm Beach were posted on Twitter last night, and many were wondering what it was.
BREAKING | The flash of light observed in South Florida not long ago was like a chunk of an asteroid known as 2021 GW4.
— Zach Covey (@ZachCoveyTV) April 13, 2021
Experts say it was an asteroid traveling 16-thousand miles an hour called 2021 GW4. It came within 93-hundred miles of Earth, one of the closest approaches in recent memory.