Reports Report 3334a (Event 3334-2016)

This report has been linked to the following event: Event 3334-2016
Observer
NameChristos S
Experience Level5/5
RemarksI have seen probably 500 meteors over my life, many quite big, but this was one of a kind. I was looking down first before the flash casted a shadow and I turned my head up. 6 people observed the exact same thing.
Location
AddressNicosia, Nicosia (CY)
Latitude35° 9' 16.25'' N (35.15°)
Longitude 33° 21' 2.58'' E (33.35°)
Elevation166.96m
Time and Duration
Local Date & Time2016-09-09 00:40 EEST
UT Date & Time2016-09-08 21:40 UT
Duration≈7.5s
Direction
Moving directionFrom up left to down right
Descent Angle130°
Moving
Facing azimuth273.21°
First azimuth241.95°
First elevation55°
Last azimuth274.99°
Last elevation23°
Brightness and color
Stellar Magnitude-12
ColorLight Blue
Concurrent Sound
ObservationNo
Remarks-
Delayed Sound
ObservationYes
RemarksWe heard a couple of blasts about 2-3 minutes after the flash
Persistent train
ObservationYes
Duration20s
Length20°
RemarksSmoke trail
Terminal flash
ObservationYes
RemarksThe fireball was growing in width towards its end
Fragmentation
ObservationUnknown
Remarks-