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Occurred : 7/23/2001 18:30 (Entered as : 07/23/2001 18:30)
Reported: 7/25/2001 10:06
Posted: 3/21/2003
Location: Philadelphia area, PA
Shape: Fireball
Duration:1-2 seconds
V-shaped lights, fireball witnessed

Sizeable fireball witnesses all along East Coast. Please see Philadelphia Inquirer article in 7/25/2001 Edition. This sighting follows by about one week witnesses in same general area spotting v-shaped lights.

((NUFORC Note: We received many reports about this event. Based on the data available to us, we strongly suspect that the event was caused by a dramatic meteor that entered the Earth's atmosphere somewhere in the vicinity of Delaware. It reportedly was seen from New Hampshire to as far south as North Carolina, and as far east as Ohio. Reports of the sonic boom were submitted from witnesses in Pennsylvania. Witness elects to remain anonymous. Location of witness is assumed above. PD))