No, there was no meteor impact or alien visit in downtown Los Angeles. It was all a Hollywood stunt by beverage producer Red Bull.
Wednesday night Twitter was lit with videos and tweets by alarmed people alarmed by an apparent fireball over downtown Los Angeles skies.
"What is this flying object in flames over downtown Los Angeles?" Wrote Dennis Hegstad in a post on Twitter with the mysterious flying object.
"Has anyone seen this meteor over downtown Los Angeles?" Twitter user @elliseckles wrote.
Wednesday night, Los Angeles police jumped on Twitter to assure residents that it was not a meteorite or extraterrestrial, but Hollywood.
"PSA: A meteor has not crashed in Downtown Los Angeles, and no, it's not an alien invasion … just a movie shoot This is Tinseltown after all, "wrote the LAPD.
Some Twitter users pointed to videos that suggested the actual Meteor.
In a statement, beverage company Red Bull said that its Red Bull Air Force was the third and last supermoon of The year skydivers jump over Los Angeles in winged suits from a 4,000-foot helicopter,
"To add a touch of Hollywood glamor, the suits were equipped with LED lights and sparkling pyrotechnics that illuminated the night sky When the sun went down the Supermoon got up, "Red Bull said, noting that the jumpers moved at more than 120 miles per hour.
NASA confirmed this month that a giant meteor exploded across the Bering Sea in December. The agency said it has generated enough energy equivalent to about 173 kilotons of TNT.
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