Strange light in SoCal skies after SpaceX launch: ‘People are going to freak out’

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CALIFORNIA -- A strange light in the sky had people in Southern California lighting up social media.

Some people tweeted, "People are going to freak out," while others speculated it was a UFO and aliens.

Our sister station, KTLA, says the Ventura County Sheriff's Office confirms the flash of light was from a rocket launch. The light was seen around the same time SpaceX announced it was launching a Falcon 9 at Vandenberg Air Force Base.

Check out the tweets, below; the sight is pretty amazing.

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