Reports Report 4531go (Event 4531-2018)

Name Jonathon B
Experience Level 2/5
Remarks Driving on highway 47 towards Girard. It came from seemingly nowhere with flames/sparks and seemed to have an explosion just before it burned out and disappeared. Probably about five seconds. Seemed like slow motion but didn't last long.
Address Girard, KS
Latitude 37° 29' 58.84'' N (37.499677°)
Longitude 94° 53' 12.57'' W (-94.886826°)
Elevation 288.098m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2018-11-02 19:15 CDT
UT Date & Time 2018-11-03 00:15 UT
Duration ≈3.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 140°
Facing azimuth 90°
First azimuth 66.45°
First elevation 70°
Last azimuth 165°
Last elevation 10°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -11
Color Blue, Light Blue, Orange, Yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation Unknown
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation Unknown
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation Yes
Remarks Cartoon fuse, Sparks, fire, similar to jet
Observation Yes
Remarks Pieces while flash occurred