There are over 50 eyewitness reports of a fireball seen over the southern California desert at 7:50 PM Pacific Daylight Time (2021 March 21 2:50 UTC). Analysis of these reports indicates that the meteor was first spotted 60 miles above Church Dome in the Sequoia National Forest northeast of Bakersfield. It moved south of east at 86,000 miles per hour before ablating 43 miles above Goldstone, traveling a total distance of 87 miles in just under 4 seconds.
|Date (UTC)||March 21, 2021|
|Chicken Little Start Lat/Lon||+35.826, -118.268|
|Chicken Little End Lat/Lon||+35.350, -116.866|
|Chicken Little Altitude||96.8 km → 69.9 km ( 60.2 miles→ 43.4 miles)|
|Chicken Little Speed||38.5 km/s (86,100 mph)|