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Occurred : 6/6/2014 01:05 (Entered as : 06/06/2014 1:05)
Reported: 6/6/2014 8:46:43 AM 08:46
Posted: 6/6/2014
Location: Oakland, CA
Shape: Other
Duration:12 seconds
Two pulses of bright green light in western sky over Oakland, CA, late night Thursday (1:00 AM 6/6/14).

While walking in a westerly direction in Oakland, CA, just after 1 in the morning, the night of Thursday, June 5, 2014 (thus technically ~1:05 AM June 6, 2014) there was a very quick, very bright green flash of light in the sky , due west-to slightly west-northwest, apx. 30 degrees above horizon. It was followed about 10 seconds later by an identical band very bright green double flash of light.

There was a bank of clouds right at that spot in the sky rolling in as is common from the bay.

It looked very much like the intense lightning that illuminates from the inside of clouds in monsoon type storms (common in other areas, but rare in this part of California), but there was no sound whatsoever, during or any time after either double flash. There was no precipitation. I heard another person who was out on the street exclaim as I saw the second flash.

It also looked like the illumination of fireworks, but again, no sound at all, and just the two bright pulses of green light. It was impossible for me to tell if it was coming from the ground or from within or behind or above the bank of clouds. No movement, just the two pulses, separated by about 10 seconds. Then I was inside so wouldn't have seen any more if there were.