Bright fireball fell into the Gulf of Mexico.
The AMS has received over 150 reports so far about of a fireball event over seen over Florida on November 21st, 2016 around 11:15pm EST (Nov. 22nd ~ 04:15 UT). The fireball was seen primarily from Florida but witnesses from Georgia and Alabama also reported the event.
Below is a compilation of videos of the event caught on police dashcams (©North Port Police Department) and security cams.
The event was visible until this location.
(Download the KML file of this event for more details.)
A bolide is defined a large, extremely bright meteor. In this case, it was originally a roughly grape-sized piece of rock, said Mike Usher, the society’s webmaster. The rock exploded as it hit the Earth’s atmosphere.