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New England Fireball – Bright Flash Seen Across US Northeast

17 May 2016, 3:21 pm

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The American Meteor Society has received 425 reports so far about a fireball event over Northeastern US on May 17th 2016 around 12:50am EDT (4:50 UT). The fireball was seen primarily from Maine but witnesses from Vermont, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Massachusetts, New York, Rhode Island, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Ontario (Canada) and Québec (Canada) also reported the event.

Below is the map of the first witnesses location and the first estimation of the ground trajectory:

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Video: Portland Maine Police Department

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