A bright fireball streaked across the sky over Arizona and California at 09:21 UTC (01:21 PST) on November 8, 2017. The event lasted some 3 seconds.
The American Meteor Society received 17 reports by 13:00 UTC on November 10. The fireball was primarily seen from California, but users from Arizona and southern Nevada also reported seeing the event.
Just one of the eyewitnesses said he heard a sound associated with the event. At the time of the event, he was located in Buckeye, Arizona.
Video courtesy M. Leckey, AMS
Video courtesy R. Burger, AMS
Fireball over Arizona / California border region, November 8, 2017 – HeatMap. Credit: AMS
Featured image: Fireball over Arizona / California border region, November 8, 2017. Credit: M. Leckey, AMS
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