Video: Strange light appears in California sky

Video- Strange light appears in California sky from CNN

(CNN) A strange light over the Los Angeles area captured the attention and the imagination of a lot of people.

Authorities including the Coast Guard say they received several calls from L.A. residents asking about a suspicious light emitting from the night sky.

Many took to social media with their theories.

Unfortunately the Coast Guard says the light was not from outer space or a unique phenomenon.

It tells CNN that the light was a naval test fire off the coast... Attributed to the U.S. Navy at Point Mugu.