|Occurred : 10/3/1999 22:40 (Entered as : 10/3/99 22:40)
Reported: 10/15/1999 13:24
Location: Tacoma, WA
|Huge Greenish Fireball fell west of I-5 hwy while I was driving So.
How does a person find out if whatever fell from the sky was identified?
((NUFORC Note: Follow up note.))
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Date: Fri, 15 Oct 1999 16:57:31 EDT
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The object came down steeply, I would estimate an angle of 55 to 65 degrees.
We were traveling So. on I - 5 and were So. of Sea Tac and just No. of
Tacoma. I would say that the object may have broken up as it fell because a
smaller fireball or two seemed to come out of the main fireball. This object
appeared very large or very close. I've seen many meteorites during my 54
years and if thats what this was, it was a big one.
((NUFORC Note: Many other reports for this time and date. Object was south of Salem, OR, although reports are ambiguous.))