Reports Report 1961cq (Event 1961-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 1961-2016
Observer
NameDavid S
Experience Level3/5
RemarksI do not know for sure if this thing reached the ground or not. My immediate horizon consisted of several buildings that obscured the last few degrees. Guessing by the speed it had to be moving at it was probably several miles away from me.
Location
AddressIndependence, MO
Latitude39° 2' 52.74'' N (39.05°)
Longitude 94° 21' 38.16'' W (-94.36°)
Elevation266.15m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-06-06 11:45 CDT
UT Date & Time2016-06-06 16:45 UT
Duration≈1.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up right to down left
Descent Angle191°
Moving
Facing azimuth57.75°
First azimuth59.99°
First elevation31°
Last azimuth59.91°
Last elevation-
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-28
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Persistent train
ObservationUnknown
Duration-
Length-
Remarks-
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe brightness fluctuated somewhat rapidly. At first I thought I was seeing an electrical arc out of the corner of my eye but when I looked there were no power lines in my field of view and just saw this ball of light rapidly descend at an near strait-down angle.
Fragmentation
ObservationNo
Remarks-