Reports Report 1658i (Event 1658-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1658-2020
Observer
NameJavier F
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI thought it was a nearby firework at first, because of the bright colorful light, and multiple pieces, but I realized it was something else halfway through, because of the slow motion of it, and grandeur, as ithe event unfolded.
Location
AddressMiami, FL
Latitude25° 45' 18.09'' N (25.76°)
Longitude 80° 12' 58.31'' W (-80.22°)
Elevation2.8m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-04-07 18:45 EDT
UT Date & Time2020-04-07 22:45 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom down left to up right
Descent Angle
Moving
Facing azimuth90°
First azimuth90°
First elevation45°
Last azimuth275°
Last elevation90°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorBlue, Light Blue, Green
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksSounded like very distant fireworks because there were many pieces it sounded like consecutive explosions.
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration2s
Length
RemarksThe trail of smoke was immediately behind them and disappeared right away.
Terminal flash
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Fragmentation
ObservationYes
RemarksIt was continually breaking into pieces and I saw it at 2 or 3 when I first spotted it and it ended up about seven pieces by the time it was done.