Very bright fireball over Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

Very bright fireball over Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico

A very bright fireball streaked through the night sky over Puerto Rico at 08:01 UTC on April 9, 2019. The event lasted up to 5 seconds before the object disintegrated.

The event was recorded from Cabo Rojo by Frankie Lucena.

The American Meteor Society received no reports about this event. If you witnessed it, please report it here.

Featured image: Very bright fireball over Cabo Rojo, Puerto Rico on April 9, 2019


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