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Daylight fireball over North and South Carolina, over 770 reports received

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A daylight fireball streaked through the sky over North and South Carolina at around 10:50 UTC (06:50 on April 4, 2019. The event lasted up to 10 seconds.

The American Meteor Society (AMS) received 775 reports by 07:44 UTC, April 5. The event was seen from Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, North and South Carolina and Virginia.

Heatmap and preliminary trajectory of the fireball seen over North and South Carolina on April 4, 2019. Credit: AMS

Featured image: Fireball over North and South Carolina on April 4, 2019. Credit: A. McCullough, AMS

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