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A meteorite appeared to hit western Cuba early Friday afternoon, the National Weather Service in Key West said. In a tweet, the National Weather Service said its radar “may have detected the meteor” at 1:21 p.m. near Viñales, Cuba. The article goes on to state the following:
The NOAA’s GOES East satellite also detected the apparent meteor flash, NASA Sport said in a blog post.
The article goes on to state the following:
Amid speculation on social media, Cuban state media denied that any planes had crashed, calling it a “natural, physical phenomenon.”
State-run Juventud Rebelde said a team of specialists from Cuba’s Geophysics and Astronomy Institute had been sent to Pinar del Rio to study a possible meteor strike.
@NWSKeyWest radar may have detected the meteor that affected western Cuba earlier today. At 121 pm, a signature was detected near Viñales, Cuba, at a height of over 26,000 ft above ground level. #flwx #KeyWest #FloridaKeys #meteor pic.twitter.com/R2JIlVwpsS
— NWS Key West (@NWSKeyWest) February 1, 2019
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