Reports Report 5361o (Event 5361-2017)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5361-2017
Observer
NameTamara G
Experience Level1/5
RemarksDriving south on PCH a just after sunset, suddenly saw a fireball just above the mountain top, falling quickly out of sight behind the mountain. It didn't last long, bit both husband and I saw it. No explosion, no trail, then suddenly it was out of sight. It moved from top to bottom in a straight direction. Round shape. It was very low on horizon just above mountains when saw it, then dropped out of sight.
Location
AddressMalibu, CA
Latitude34° 7' 56.11'' N (34.13°)
Longitude 119° 6' 3.35'' W (-119.1°)
Elevation5.15m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2017-12-24 17:00 PST
UT Date & Time2017-12-25 01:00 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle171°
Moving
Facing azimuth134.72°
First azimuth114.94°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth121.08°
Last elevation30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorWhite, yellow
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-