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LOS ANGELES — Multiple witnesses on Saturday evening reported seeing an unexplained light in the skies above Southern California.

Residents reported seeing the bright phenomenon in Anaheim, Temecula, Rancho Palos Verdes and Santa Monica.

Hundreds of photos and videos have been shared on social media.

KTLA has reached out to local authorities in an attempt to identify the mysterious object.   “Light seen in OC sky was confirmed through JWA tower to be a Naval test fire off the coast,” the Orange County Sheriff’s Department said on Twitter, referring to John Wayne Airport in the city of Orange. No other details were given.

.@NASA just saw this in SF. What is it?!! #UFO pic.twitter.com/ECGycrY5HZ— Jules Tanseco (@JuliusTanseco) November 8, 2015

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@alysonstrongg I seen it too. Took video #UFO #rocket #comet … Who knows????? pic.twitter.com/0ytx6ua2IJ— June (@Junyea) November 8, 2015

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