Tag Archives for: AMS Fireball Table

Heat Map – AMS Event #2765-2013

215 witnesses have reported a large fireball over Southern California on November 6th around 7:50pm PST (3:50 on 11/7 UT). The fireball was seen from primarily California, but witnesses from Arizona, Nevada and Utah also reported seeing the fireball. At least oneRead More >

Preliminary trajectory – AMS Event #2677-2013

The American Meteor Society has received numerous (355 so far) reports of a major fireball event over the Pacific Northwest and southwestern Canada on October 30th just before  6:00am PDT (7:00 MDT). The fireball was seen primarily from the Portland,Read More >

The American Meteor Society has received over 1200 reports of a bright meteor that occurred at 19:54 (7:54pm EDT) on Friday evening March 22, 2013. The witnesses range from along the Atlantic coast ranging from Maine to North Carolina. ThisRead More >


Update 2/27/13 14:20 EST – The chart above, provided by Rob Matson, displays the reentry track for the Chinese rocket body CZ-4B. This rocket was launched on May 10, 2012, from the Taiyuan Satellite Launch Center in China. There isRead More >

There are numerous reports and videos about a large fireball that made landfall in Russia on February 15th, 2013. Information and videos are still being collected: We will continue to update this page as more information becomes available. For basicRead More >

The American Meteor Society has received 30 reports of a bright meteor that occurred near 2130 (9:30pm EST) on Sunday evening January 27, 2013. Brightness estimates of this fireball vary considerably, but the average lies near magnitude -13, which equalsRead More >


The American Meteor Society has received 50 reports of a bright meteor that occurred just after 1800 (6pm EST) on Wednesday evening January 23, 2013. Brightness estimates of this fireball vary considerably, but the average lies near magnitude -15, whichRead More >

The American Meteor Society has received 65 reports of a bright meteor that occurred near midnight on Monday night/Tuesday morning January 21/22, 2013. Brightness estimates of this fireball vary considerably, but the average lies near magnitude -20, which lies betweenRead More >

The American Meteor Society has received over 100 reports of a bright meteor that occurred near 05:21 PST on Thursday morning January 17, 2013. Brightness estimates of this fireball vary considerably, but the average lies near magnitude -20, which liesRead More >


The American Meteor Society has received 15 reports of a bright meteor that occurred near 21:30 (9:30pm CST) on Tuesday December 4, 2012. A majority of the reports have been received from Missouri, but observers located in Texas and IllinoisRead More >

The American Meteor Society has received over 125 reports of a bright meteor that occurred near 23:00 (11:00pm GMT) on Friday September 21, 2012, over the United Kingdom and Ireland. Brightness estimates of this fireball vary considerably, but the averageRead More >

The American Meteor Society has received over 75 reports of a bright meteor that occurred near 20:30 (8:30pm EDT) on Friday September 21, 2012 over southeastern Canada and northeastern USA. Brightness estimates of this fireball vary considerably, but the averageRead More >