The meteorite fall was seen over Spain on January 9 at 1:18 local time. It was brighter than the full moon. The fireball was observed by many eyewitnesses who reported it on social networks.
According to scientists, the meteorite crashed into the atmosphere at a speed of about 150,000 km/h. The fireball flew over southern Spain. It began at an altitude of about 104 km above the northern part of the province of Malaga Malaga, moved to the northwest and extinguished at an altitude of about 31 km above the province of Seville.