Reports Report 5805b (Event 5805-2019)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 5805-2019
Observer
NameDavid S
Experience Level1/5
RemarksThe sound was reported by numerous members of the Friday Harbor Rants and Raves Facebook group here on San Juan Island, over a 6-mile radius of False Bay. I only heard the explosion, but could smell sulfur and see the contrail when I went outside to investigate.
Location
AddressFriday Harbor, WA
Latitude48° 29' 5.55'' N (48.48°)
Longitude 123° 4' 39.22'' W (-123.08°)
Elevation11.67m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2019-11-21 23:00 PST
UT Date & Time2019-11-22 07:00 UT
Duration?
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle268°
Moving
Facing azimuth262.83°
First azimuth259.85°
First elevation19°
Last azimuth264.44°
Last elevation
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-4
ColorPink
Concurrent Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksLoud report like a huge high-velocity rifle. M-16 carbine, but louder than fireworks.
Delayed Sound
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration99.99s
Length99.99°
RemarksLooked like a very low aircraft contrail.
Terminal flash
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-