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National UFO Reporting Center Sighting Report
Occurred : 8/13/2018 05:00 (Entered as : 08/13/2018 5:00)
Reported: 8/13/2018 3:40:26 AM 03:40
Posted: 8/17/2018
Location: Newport, TN
Shape: Unknown
Duration: 10 seconds
Strange flash in the sky during meteor shower.

Was watching the Perseids meteor shower around 5am EDT looking to the ENE about 45 Deg up from the horizon seen a flash and sparks. Unknown if the Meteor hit something or blew up? No meteor streak just before a strong white flash and a few white/green sparks in one spot in the sky.