Reports Report 3917a (Event 3917-2018)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3917-2018
Observer
NameRandall M
Experience Level3/5
RemarksThis was the largest and brightest luminary I have ever seen. The flash when it "landed" was that of a nuclear explosion...but yet, I didnt hear a sound upon impact!?!?
Location
AddressMadison Heights, VA
Latitude37° 26' 5.95'' N (37.43°)
Longitude 79° 5' 55.75'' W (-79.1°)
Elevation251.87m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2018-10-01 23:36 EDT
UT Date & Time2018-10-02 03:36 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle168°
Moving
Facing azimuth
First azimuth
First elevation45°
Last azimuth10°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-19
ColorWhite,Yellow, Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration1s
Length35°
RemarksSeemed to follow from where first seen, all the way down behind it...just before bright flash.
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksImmediatly after loosing sight of it in front of neighbors house. The lower sky lit up/flashed a very bright white/blue color. The light seemed to come up from the ground, then dissipated back toward the ground after the flash.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-