LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — What appeared to be a fireball shooting across the night sky prompted a great deal of reaction on social media Monday evening.

The bright flash was spotted a little before 9 p.m. from as far south as San Diego, north to Los Angeles and as far east as Phoenix. Here is some of what people claim they saw.


Comments (51)
  1. skipper1948 says:

    Carbon footprint? Atmospheric pollution? Gov Brown needs to find a way to tax meteors!

  2. Jay Barbieri says:

    Everybody pretending this does not happen ALL OF THE TIME!.

  3. Brian Fritz says:

    I’m an Uber driver. I caught the whole thing on my HD dashcam while driving on the 55 S to Costa Mesa – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VtsXPMQ-niI

  4. swimologist says:

    How does a meteorite turn into a “mystery orb”?

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