Bright fireball over Washington, U.S.

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A bright fireball was seen over Washington U.S. at 05:18 UTC on October 13, 2022. The event lasted a couple of seconds.

The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 143 reports by 13:40 UTC, from British Columbia, Oregon, and Washington.1

Preliminary trajectory based on the reports shows the bolide was traveling NE to SW over Mt Olympus, Washington.

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Fireball over Washington on October 13, 2022 – heatmap. Credit: AMS

References:

1 AMS fireball event #2022-6949 – October 13, 2022

Featured image credit: Benjamin Souther

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