A fireball was reported off the coast of Massachusetts at around 5:33 PM Eastern Standard Time (2019 January 16 22:33 UTC) by about 60 eyewitnesses scattered from southern Maine down to Rhode Island, and as far inland as eastern New York. Analysis of the eyewitness data puts the initial sighting of this meteor at an altitude of 57 miles off the coast of Maine, about 63 miles southeast of the town of Portland. Moving southwest at 65,000 miles per hour, the object ablated 29 miles above the Atlantic Ocean, 30 miles to the east of Rockport, Massachusetts.
|Date (UTC)||Jan. 16, 2019|
|Chicken Little Start Lat/Lon||+43.383, -69.059|
|Chicken Little End Lat/Lon||+42.668, -70.035|
|Chicken Little Altitude||91.1 km → 47.4 km ( 56.6 miles→ 29.4 miles)|
|Chicken Little Speed||28.5 km/s (63,800 mph)|