Reports Report 5361o (Event 5361-2017)

Name Tamara G
Experience Level 1/5
Remarks Driving south on PCH a just after sunset, suddenly saw a fireball just above the mountain top, falling quickly out of sight behind the mountain. It didn't last long, bit both husband and I saw it. No explosion, no trail, then suddenly it was out of sight. It moved from top to bottom in a straight direction. Round shape. It was very low on horizon just above mountains when saw it, then dropped out of sight.
Address Malibu, CA
Latitude 34° 7' 56.11'' N (34.132252°)
Longitude 119° 6' 3.35'' W (-119.10093°)
Elevation 5.154121m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time 2017-12-24 17:00 PST
UT Date & Time 2017-12-25 01:00 UT
Duration ≈1.5s
Moving direction From up left to down right
Descent Angle 171°
Facing azimuth 134.72°
First azimuth 114.94°
First elevation 45°
Last azimuth 121.08°
Last elevation 30°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude -13
Color White, yellow
Concurrent Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Delayed Sound
Observation No
Remarks -
Persistent train
Observation No
Duration -
Length -
Remarks -
Terminal flash
Observation No
Remarks -
Observation Unknown
Remarks -