Over 50 eyewitnesses in Nevada, Utah, California, New Mexico, and Arizona reported seeing a bright fireball at 8:53 PM Pacific Daylight Time (2018 June 13 3:53 UTC). A quick analysis of their accounts indicates that the meteor hit the atmosphere above the small Nevada town of Alamo, at a speed of 49,000 miles per hour. Moving west of south, it managed to penetrate to an altitude of 24 miles before fragmenting above Saddle Mountain.
|Date (UTC)||June 13, 2018|
|Chicken Little Start Lat/Lon||+37.591, -115.028|
|Chicken Little End Lat/Lon||+37.041, -115.308|
|Chicken Little Altitude||110.4 km → 50.7 km ( 68.6 miles→ 31.5 miles)|
|Chicken Little Speed||22.4 km/s (50,100 mph)|