Reports Report 4493f (Event 4493-2020)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 4493-2020
Observer
NameErica T
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI think this may have been a fireball but it was a very bizarre sighting. It looked like many videos of fireballs I've seen, but it appeared and disappeared more abruptly.
Location
AddressGranite Falls, WA
Latitude48° 3' 21.29'' N (48.06°)
Longitude 121° 46' 48.74'' W (-121.78°)
Elevation1424.5m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2020-08-16 00:40 PDT
UT Date & Time2020-08-16 07:40 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle119°
Moving
Facing azimuth179.02°
First azimuth133.63°
First elevation43°
Last azimuth140.63°
Last elevation32°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-13
ColorBlue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball appeared suddenly and then disappeared suddenly with a flash, a few seconds later
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-