Reports Report 245j (Event 245-2015)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 245-2015
Observer
NameMarleen H
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI have seen fireballs before when space debris fell. this looked like it was traveling fast and had a very short tail. at the end it looked like it would have been over the ocean from where I was sitting. very bright for daylight sighting.
Location
AddressFerndale, CA
Latitude40° 35' 37.21'' N (40.59°)
Longitude 124° 14' 58.15'' W (-124.25°)
Elevation8.23m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2015-01-31 12:50 PST
UT Date & Time2015-01-31 20:50 UT
Duration≈3.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle96°
Moving
Facing azimuth215.32°
First azimuth189.36°
First elevation18°
Last azimuth260.77°
Last elevation12°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-20
ColorLight Yellow, White
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationNo
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
Remarksalmost looked gray like puff of smoke, may have been two explosions at the end
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-