According to the page 'Meteo Trás os Montes - Portugal', the incident occurred late this Sunday afternoon. Several people reported and shared images of the smoke trail, which they called a "fireball".

According to the comments in the publication, the meteorite explosion was seen in different areas of the country, such as Trancoso, Portalegre, Penafiel, Batalha, Vila Nova de Gaia or Peso da Régua.