LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Residents from Sacramento to Los Angeles and Las Vegas reported seeing mysterious lights streaking across the night sky.
The flashes of light spurred numerous calls into the CBS2/KCAL9 newsroom from residents in Lennox, Lancaster, Adelanto and Riverside.READ MORE: Heavy Rain Headed For Drought-Parched, Wildfire-Scorched California
The lights were also visible in other states, including Utah, and spurred a flood of reports and video on social media.
Witnesses said the ball of fire in the sky lasted about 30 seconds.READ MORE: LAX Announces Pilot Program For Pre-Scheduled TSA Screening
The National Weather Service told Weathercaster Jackie Johnson, who also witnessed the lights, that the incident was not weather-related.
Meanwhile, Vandenberg Air Force Base also told CBS Los Angeles they did not have a launch Wednesday night.
As of 11 p.m., there was no official word on what caused the mysterious lights, though the annual delta aquarids meteor showers were peaking.MORE NEWS: Netflix Employees Stage Walkout In Hollywood Over Dave Chappelle Special
Below are some of the videos that have surfaced online: