Event: 20200611-035100

On June 10, 2020 at 8:51 PM Pacific Daylight Time (2020 June 11 3:51 UTC), many eyewitnesses in the San Francisco Bay area of California reported seeing a bright meteor. Calculations based on their reports, compared to a recording made by an EarthCam at Lake Tahoe, give the starting location of the fireball at 54 miles above Butte City, travelling slightly north of west at a speed of 45,000 miles per hour. The object ablated 28 miles above Thunderhill Raceway Park, making its path through Earth's upper atmosphere 32 miles long.

Event Data

Event ID 20200611-035100
Date (UTC) June 11, 2020
Time (UTC) 03:51:00
AMS Event 2805-2020
Chicken Little Start Lat/Lon +39.470, -121.984
Chicken Little End Lat/Lon +39.561, -122.337
Chicken Little Altitude 87.1 km → 46.7 km ( 54.1 miles→ 29.0 miles)
Chicken Little Speed 20.0 km/s (44,700 mph)