Meteor lights up early morning sky over Puget Sound, Washington

Meteor lights up early morning sky over Puget Sound, Washington

A bright meteor has lit up the early morning sky over Puget Sound, US state of Washington on June 10, 2016. The event happened around 11:35 UTC (04:35 local time) and was recorded by Darren Clayton.

Clayton was on his way to work, coming from Lake Stevens and heading toward the U.S. 2 Trestle when he recorded the following video. Jump to 0:53 to see the event:

There are no reports the meteor made it through the atmosphere, KOMO News reports. "Several other people reported the flash stretching from Snohomish through Pierce County," it added.

Featured image: Bright fireball over Puget Sound, Washington - June 10, 2016. Credit: Darren Clayton

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Judith Nappe 2 years ago

Thanks to the photographers of all meteors entering earth atmosphere.

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