The asteroid, called 2021 GW4, is the largest asteroid to have passed so close to our planet this year.
A TikTok video making the claim has been viewed over 700,000 times.
Astronomers had calculated that there was a small chance that the space rock could collide with our planet in 2068.
Similar halos are also sometimes seen around the sun.
On the March equinox, the length of the day and night is almost equal wherever you are in the world.
At the time of close approach, 2001 FO32 will be travelling at nearly 77,000 miles per hour.
The rock, which is traveling at nearly 77,000 miles per hour, is due to come closest to Earth on March 21.
2001 FO32 is likely the largest asteroid to make a close approach to Earth in 2021.
Some eyewitnesses reported hearing a loud boom, which sounded like "big trucks crashing."
The asteroid is estimated to measure more than 1,100 feet in diameter.
This is the best chance for scientists to get a good look at the space rock Apophis before it makes an extremely close approach to our planet in 2029.
At the time of close approach, the asteroid will be travelling at around 30,000 miles per hour.
The giant space rock will make a close approach to our planet on March 21. About 25,000 near-Earth objects have been identified so far, according to NASA.
Based on its brightness, astronomers estimate that the asteroid measures between around 2,500 feet and 5,500 feet across.
On February 1, the object will come "very close" to our planet.
During this flyby, the asteroid will be traveling at a staggering speed of roughly 40,400 miles per hour, which is around 20 times faster than a rifle bullet.
The object will come within around 139,500 miles of our planet.
The space rock, estimated to measure up to 1,345 feet in diameter, is set to pass Earth on January 17.
The space rock will be traveling at approximately 33,700 miles per hour as it flies past our planet.
The best time to view the Quadrantids for observers in North America will be during the predawn hours of Sunday morning.
The space rock will be travelling at a speed of more than 22,000 miles per hour.
The December solstice marks the beginning of astronomical winter in the Northern Hemisphere.
The object, which is estimated to measure between 15-33 feet across, was discovered on September 17, 2020.
Lunar eclipses occur when the Earth passes between the sun and the moon, casting a shadow on our natural satellite.
One of the space rocks measures nearly 160 feet in diameter.
At maximum activity, you may be able to see between 10 and 15 Leonid meteors per hour.
The waning crescent moon will be only 15 percent full, which means viewing conditions should be favorable.
A full moon on Halloween occurs approximately every 19 years, with the feat last happening in 2001.