Reports Report 3313az (Event 3313-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3313-2018
Observer
NameJohn P
Experience Level1/5
RemarksI saw another one approximately 10 years ago which I reported to authorities
Location
AddressMount Sinai, NY
Latitude40° 56' 7.39'' N (40.94°)
Longitude 73° 0' 14.7'' W (-73°)
Elevation48.03m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-08-30 00:40 EDT
UT Date & Time2018-08-30 04:40 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle196°
Moving
Facing azimuth97.27°
First azimuth113.57°
First elevation57°
Last azimuth100°
Last elevation22°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorPurple, Pink, Yellow, Light Yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksAfter waiting what seemed like a very long time, but was more like approximately 12 to 15 seconds, I heard a bang that I associated with what I saw. It was faint, but I did hear something. it exploded before the horizon.
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksSort of if it stopped in its tracks. The sky brightened up brighter than the moon. Then there were different colors as described earlier. Then I waited for the thunder and several seconds later I heard what I think was the explosion.
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-