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Occurred : 10/4/2016 22:37 (Entered as : 10/04/16 22:37)
Reported: 10/4/2016 8:02:53 PM 20:02
Posted: 10/11/2016
Location: Boonsboro, MD
Shape: Fireball
Duration:4 seconds
Bright light came straight down with no lateral movement stright down. Had sparks following it and lit up a large portion of the sky. Seemed to hit the ground. Did not Resemble a meteor pattern with its looks or flight path.


((NUFORC Note: We received a number of other reports of the same event from New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Other witnesses also suggested that the object did not look, or behave, like a meteor. However, we suspect the event was caused by a classic meteor. Video footage of the event is posted to the American Meteor Society website. PD)) PD))