The American Meteor Society has received over 1100 reports of a bright fireball on Monday evening, November 3, 2014. It was observed over a large portion of the eastern USA stretching from Georgia northward to Ohio. This event occurred near 6:23pm eastern standard time or 23:23 Universal Time. While processing these reports the feature that was most mentioned was the vivid green color mentioned by many witnesses. Individual reports may be seen at: Report #2908 for 2014.
More details will be provided as information arrives. With over 1100 reports, this event ranks among the top 5 fireball events reported to the AMS over the last 10 years.
If you saw this fireball, please report it here.
Below is the heat map of the witnesses of this event.
Below is a 3D trajectory of the fireball’s entry plotted by the AMS using data from the witness sightings. The geometric impact point is located on the border between the Webster County and the Randolph County.
Benwood Police, in the northern panhandle of West Virginia, caught the fireball on a dash camera cruiser: