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Occurred : 10/13/2013 02:59 (Entered as : 10/13/13 2:59)
Reported: 10/13/2013 3:17:30 AM 03:17
Posted: 10/14/2013
Location: Salt Lake City, UT
Shape: Unknown
Duration:5 seconds
Bright flash in the sky followed by a distant explosion about 3 seconds later. It was not lightning. It was not a stormy night and there were no other occurances this evening.

The explosion sounded like a gun shot or maybe a crash. This occured at 01:59:39 Near the University Of Utah.

My collegue and I reviewed our buildings security footage and were able to catch the flash and the time but not the origin. Our thoughts are that it might have been a meteor and we plan to investigate the location of where we think the sound came from which was near the mouth of Emigration Canyon.


((NUFORC Note: Witness provides no contact information. PD))