|Occurred : 10/17/1989 22:30 (Entered as : 10/17/89 22:30)
Reported: 12/14/2001 11:37:59 PM 23:37
Location: San Jose, CA
|A bright flash illuminated a third of the sky originating from a point like a star.
All I can remember is that my cousin and I were looking up at the sky at approximately 10:30.We were noting the constellations, when all of a sudden a bright flash illuminated about a third of the sky. The flash originated from a small point , but appeared to "grow" from it. We became very terrified and ran home. I will always remember it because it happened the same evening as the 7.1 Loma Preita earthqauke.