Tuesday, 22 September 2020

Sightings in the sky Tuesday night may have been meteor showers

Reports were posted on social networks and the event captured by two Teletica cameras

Residents of several communities reported on social networks a loud sound and flashes in the sky Tuesday night.

Image from Teletica traffic cam in Escazu

The event was also captured by two cameras of the television news channel 7, Teletica, located on the ruta 27 in  Santa Ana and in Escazu at 9:08 pm.

According to the reports the phenoemon was reported in the North Zone (especially in San Carlos), Paquera, San Rafael de Alajuela, San Rafael de Desamparados, Esparza, Cañas, and Santa Cruz, among others.

- paying the bills -

People said to have heard a loud rumble in the sky and a flashing light that diminished its brightness until it disappeared.

Image from Teletica traffic cam in Santa Ana

The Instituto Meteorológico Nacional (IMN) – National Meteorological Institute  forecaster Andrés Gamboa said that the sightings may be due to a meteor shower, and that the conditions climatic conditions are favorable to be able to appreciate them.

The Comisión Nacional de Emergencias (CNE) – National Commission of Emergencies  – assures that they do not have official reports, nevertheless, are vigilant of the situation.

Some people took advantage of the situation to circulate meteorite images and videos in other countries such as Argentina, material that has already been confirmed on Google that belongs to other countries in the past.

- paying the bills -

Héctor Chaves, director of the Bomberos (Fire Department), confirmed there were no incidents of a meteorite.

Rico
Ricohttp://www.theqmedia.com
"Rico" is the crazy mind behind the Q media websites, a series of online magazines where everything is Q! In these times of new normal, stay at home. Stay safe. Stay healthy.

Related Articles

Meteriorite Did Fall In San Carlos, UCR Confirms

The object that fell on April 23 on the roof of...

MOST READ

The United States stops monitoring the temperature of passengers at airports

(QCOSTARICA) As of this Monday, September 14, the United States Government (USG) stopped monitoring the temperature of international travelers, reported the Center for Disease...

Immigration postpones re-opening to October

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica's immigration service, the Dirección General de Migración y Extranjería (DGME), last-minute announced Friday that is extending the closing of its central...

Seven people die in a collision with a police car in Cartago

(QCOSTARICA) A collision between a Fuerza Publica (police) patrol and a microvan, left seven people dead. The fatal accident occurred late Wednesday night in Caballo...

Juan Santamaría Airport received 97% fewer travelers in August than a year ago

(QCOSTARICA) Costa Rica's air borders re-opened to international tourists on August 1. However, the opening of commercial flights has not yet brought the Juan...

Covid-19 infection rate generally low in Costa Rica, but increases in coastal sites

(QCOSTARICA) The contagion rate of covid-19 in Costa Rica decreased slightly in the last week. However, it is worrisome that coastal areas, with an...

Luggage scam: Airport police alert hoteliers and tourists

(QCOSTARICA) Authorities of the Ministry of Public Security ask the owners of hotels and related rental sites to take preventive measures against the "luggage"...

Let's Keep This Going!

To be updated with all the latest news and information about Costa Rica and Latin America.

Log In

Forgot password?

Forgot password?

Enter your account data and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Your password reset link appears to be invalid or expired.

Log in

Privacy Policy

Add to Collection

No Collections

Here you'll find all collections you've created before.