foxnews.com U.S. officals said late Tuesday that debris from a Russian rocket was the cause of a bright light seen in the sky across Southern California, Nevada and Arizona earlier in the evening. U.S. Strategic Command spokeswoman Julie Ziegenhorn said the fireball was an SL-4 rocket body booster from Russia that was launched Monday. She said the booster re-entered Earth's atmosphere over Arizona at approximately 7:08 p.m. local time (9:08 p.m. EST). Thousands of people saw the light Tuesday, sending them into a social media frenzy reminiscent of the unannounced Nov. 7 Navy missile test that caused a similar streak to be seen across the Western U.S.
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