Two significant fireballs were reported last night to the AMS both with nearly identical times and headings.
On the east coast over 25 witness reported a fragmenting fireball with delayed boom sounds around 12:30 EST (4:30 UTC). The fireball entered the atmosphere near washington DC and headed on a north westerly trajectory terminating over central PA.
Click the trajectory image below for an interactive map containing the witness reports for this event.
Nearly 45 minutes before this event around 9:30 Mountain time (3:45 UTC), a brillant fragmenting fireball was reported in Colorado. The fireball in Colorado was also traveling from the south east to the north west.
Click the trajectory image below to see the map for the Colorado event.
Two significant fireballs in different parts of the country each sharing a similar heading and reported within an hour of each other is interesting. More study would be required however to determine any linkage between the two events.
If you witnessed either of these events, please fill out an official fireball report.