Nostradamus’ prophecies were written in short, four-lined passages and not long and detailed paragraphs.
Nostradamus also wrote in very vague and cryptic words, leaving his prophecies open to interpretation.
There is no mention of the above passage anywhere in Les Propheties and the supposed prophecy has not appeared anywhere before the coronavirus pandemic.
According to online sleuths at the hoax debunking website Snopes, the prophecy is not real.
Snopes said: “Nostradamus wrote a lot of stuff so general – and obscure – that with the help of a little imagination – and some liberal interpretations from the original French – people have claimed he has ‘predicted’ nearly every event of significance since the mid-16th century.
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Speaking to Express.co.uk, Professor Meyer, who is popularly known as The Bible Memory Man, shared his interpretation of scripture in the Book of Revelation.
He said: “In regards to the second verse you mentioned, it likely has nothing to do with a literal asteroid.
“John the author is quoting or alluding to the Old Testament at least 700 times in Revelation.
“John is referencing here the mountain like burning figure mentioned in the Old Testament book of Jeremiah: ‘I am against thee, o destroying mountain, saith the LORD, which destroyeth all the earth… and will make thee a burnt mountain’.