Wow! What a fireball. It’s the buzz that surrounds this event that has everyone clambering for more information. As we try to answer people’s questions, we’ve gathered some of the most reliable data available at this point. We know that the meteor’s path (in the area of Salt Lake City) had it moving roughly from the north to the south west. Its trail and explosion lit up the sky for a total of about five seconds. It was visible from Idaho to southern Arizona. As of this positing, size estimates range from small microwave to refrigerator.
If you saw it, please take a moment and post your comments below to help us present a clearer picture if the event so that we may continue to share it with others. What direction was it traveling from where you were? How long was the light trail it left behind? How long was the flash of light? What other information do you have that might help us learn more about it?
Thanks in advance for the posts. Its great events that help everyone remember to look up.