A photo capturing the exact moment a bolt of lightning struck Lake Michigan is going viral after a crew member aboard a Great Lakes freighter captured a picture and shared it.

Jack Brandenburg took the photo in the early morning while on the Mesabi Miner.

Looking at the picture, one might think Brandenburg used a high-powered camera, but he actually only used his cell phone to capture the incredible moment.

“The weather wasn’t quite as dramatic as it looks in the picture though it was raining and lightning,” said Chrissy Kadleck, who manages social media and public relations for Interlake Steamship Company.

“This picture has blown all of our previous social media records out of the water.”

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