A bright fireball streaked through the night sky over East Coast, U.S. at 03:04 UTC on July 25, 2019.
The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 256 eyewitness reports from Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia and Vermont.
East Coast, U.S. fireball July 25, 2019. Credit: AMS
"It lit up the whole beach," one of the eyewitnesses told AMS. "We could otherwise see many stars but the moon was not visible tonight so it was generally dark out."
We received 200+ reports about a bright fireball over the East Coast (seen from CT, DE, MA, MD, NH, NJ, NY, NC, PA, RI, VT & VA)— AMSMETEORS (@amsmeteors) July 25, 2019
If you saw this event, please report it here: https://t.co/evqkWyLdwG
Report & Est. Trajectory: https://t.co/oZyVwUhzHN
Thank @stranaconda pic.twitter.com/N0NfpxEAs5
We caught it too. pic.twitter.com/XmBAb4Qqhw— Jay Repko (@rayjethro) July 25, 2019
Featured image: East Coast, U.S. fireball - July 25, 2019. Credit: Gerry Bourgeois - @RealtyMan