Ufo hunters logo

203862 sightings reported...
and growing

Newport Beach, CA

Sighted on Sunday 15. December 2002
Reported on
Shape: Light | Duration: 1.5 minutes
Source:

Just happened to be in the backyard looking up and saw a bright pinpoint of light. Very high up, probably above the atmosphere. It's size was undeterminable due to its height. It moved from a Northeast to Southwest direction at an alarming rate of speed. I am an amateur star gazer/sky wathcer and I know what a satellite looks like moving across the night sky. I don't know of any satellites that move from East to West, and I've never seen a sattelite moving this fast before. It crossed the portion of sky visible to me (120 degrees) in less than 45 seconds. There was no sound nor any streak or trail behind it. I followed it until it disappeared over the trees. My best explanation other than some kind of vehicle would be a meteor that passed close to Earth, but I saw no reports either way. I am uncertain about the date and/or time, and had I known there was a website, I would have reported when it happened. I know it was late in the year 2002 and that it was around 8:00 pm. It was nearly directly overhead but just slightly Southwest.((NUFORC Note: Date is approximate. PD))

comments powered by Disqus

Top 100 nearest sightings ordered by sighting date (100 miles radius):

Location Sighted on Shape Duration
Location Sighted on Shape Duration
13639 Bora Dr. Santa Fe springs, ca 2021-02-27 Sphere 2 minutes
Perris California 2020-12-05 Triangle/boomerang 5 minutes at most
Foothill ranch 2020-10-10 Rectangular 10 seconds
Van Nuys, CA 2020-09-29 Triangle 25 mins
Long Beach, CA, EE. UU. 2020-07-04 Dot of light 30 sec
Altadena , California (United States) 2020-06-20 Circle 01:02:00
Tustin, California (United States) 2020-06-15 Chevron 01:00:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-06-07 Sphere 00:04:00
Santa Monica, California (United States) 2020-06-02 Cylinder 00:00:10
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-05-31 Sphere 00:03:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-05-30 Sphere 00:00:05
San Jacinto, California (United States) 2020-05-26 Sphere 05:00:00
West Covina, California (United States) 2020-05-23 Circle 20:00:00
Whittier, California (United States) 2020-05-21 Circle 01:30:00
Long Beach, California (United States) 2020-05-21 Circle 00:40:00
Escondido, California (United States) 2020-05-19 Triangle 00:07:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-05-17 Boomerang 00:00:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-05-13 Unknown 00:10:00
Corona, California (United States) 2020-05-13 Circle 10:00:00
Corona, California (United States) 2020-05-13 Circle 00:10:00
Redlands, California (United States) 2020-05-12 Star-like 00:10:00
Encinitas, California (United States) 2020-05-07 Sphere 00:03:00
Downey, California (United States) 2020-05-05 Other 00:00:09
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-05-04 Triangle 00:10:00
Temecula, California (United States) 2020-05-04 Circle 00:15:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-05-04 Oval 00:00:09
Vista, California (United States) 2020-05-04 Triangle 00:00:10
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-05-03 Egg 00:41:00
Anaheim, California (United States) 2020-05-03 Circle 00:20:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-05-02 N, A 00:01:00
San Clemente, California (United States) 2020-04-28 Unknown 00:00:10
Pico Rivera 2020-04-27 Round 1 minute
Riverside, California (United States) 2020-04-26 Circle 01:08:00
Claremont, California (United States) 2020-04-26 Triangle 00:02:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-04-26 Other 00:00:35
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-04-22 Triangle 00:03:00
La Verne, California (United States) 2020-04-16 Star-like 00:10:00
Whittier, California (United States) 2020-04-16 Circle 01:34:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-04-16 Sphere 00:45:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-04-15 Star-like 00:30:00
Garden Grove, California (United States) 2020-04-15 Circle 00:25:00
Temple City, California (United States) 2020-04-15 Circle 01:00:00
Riverside, California (United States) 2020-04-15 Star-like 15:00:00
Santa Fe Springs, California (United States) 2020-04-15 Circle 00:50:00
Menifee, California (United States) 2020-04-15 Circle 00:00:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-04-11 Fireball 00:30:00
Rosemead, California (United States) 2020-04-10 Star-like 00:04:00
Irvine, California (United States) 2020-04-04 Square, Rectangular 00:15:00
Alhambra, California (United States) 2020-04-02 Oval 00:00:00
Rancho Santa Margarita, California (United States) 2020-04-01 Sphere 00:10:00
Laguna Beach, California (United States) 2020-03-31 Circle 00:10:00
Laguna Beach, California (United States) 2020-03-31 Cylinder 00:10:00
Vista, California (United States) 2020-03-31 Sphere 00:55:00
Sunland, California 2020-03-26 small lights every 8 to 10 second's
Huntington Beach, California (United States) 2020-03-26 Circle 00:01:00
Montebello, California (United States) 2020-03-26 Circle 00:15:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-03-25 Triangle 00:00:02
Pico Rivera 2020-03-24 round/like a star 1 min 30 sec
Pico Rivera, California (United States) 2020-03-24 Circle 00:01:30
Beaumont, California (United States) 2020-03-24 Circle 00:01:00
Riverside, California (United States) 2020-03-22 Disc 00:00:00
Azusa, California (United States) 2020-03-17 Unknown 00:45:00
Inglewood, California (United States) 2020-03-15 Disc 00:10:00
Paramount, California (United States) 2020-03-15 Fireball 00:03:00
Corona, California (United States) 2020-03-11 Other 00:10:00
Baldwin Park, California (United States) 2020-03-11 Circle 00:00:00
Corona, California (United States) 2020-03-10 Sphere 00:30:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-03-05 Saturn-like 00:00:03
Oceanside, California (United States) 2020-03-04 Sphere 00:30:00
Carlsbad, California (United States) 2020-03-02 Circle 00:05:00
Gardena, California (United States) 2020-02-28 Sphere 00:10:00
Burbank, California (United States) 2020-02-27 Saturn-like 00:00:00
Garden Grove, California (United States) 2020-02-23 Teardrop 00:10:00
1737 17th St, Santa Ana, CA 92705, EE. UU. 2020-02-23 2 different objects 0:47
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-02-21 Circle 00:01:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-02-12 Unknown 00:20:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-02-08 Sphere 07:20:40
El Monte, California (United States) 2020-02-07 Oval 00:05:00
Menifee, California (United States) 2020-02-01 Circle 00:09:00
Oceanside, California (United States) 2020-01-30 Circle 00:00:00
Costa Mesa, California (United States) 2020-01-29 Bullet, Missile 00:00:10
Costa Mesa, California (United States) 2020-01-29 Bullet, Missile 00:00:07
Newport Beach, California (United States) 2020-01-22 Star-like 02:00:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-01-18 Sphere 02:00:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-01-18 Sphere 02:00:00
Palmdale, California (United States) 2020-01-14 Star-like 00:00:20
Yucaipa, California (United States) 2020-01-13 Star-like 00:06:00
Garden Grove, California (United States) 2020-01-12 Circle 00:05:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-01-11 Sphere 00:12:00
Huntington Beach, California (United States) 2020-01-09 Circle 01:00:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-01-07 Oval 00:00:00
Anaheim, California (United States) 2020-01-06 Unknown 00:02:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2020-01-04 Cone 00:00:03
Avalon, CA, EE. UU. 2020-01-03 VERTICAL blimp 20 mins
Huntington Beach, California (United States) 2020-01-03 Other 06:00:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2019-12-21 N, A 00:03:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2019-12-16 Triangle 00:00:00
Santa monica, California (United States) 2019-12-14 Chevron 00:01:00
Moreno Valley, California (United States) 2019-12-13 Sphere 00:20:00
Los Angeles, California (United States) 2019-12-10 Oval 00:00:02