More than 300 reports from South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky and Alabama
The AMS has received 315 reports so far about of a fireball event seen across South Carolina on Wednesday, April 12th 2017 around 8:45pm EDT (April 13th – 00:45 UT.). The fireball was seen primarily from the South Carolina area but witnesses from several states around also reported the event.
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The map below shows the witnesses location with the first estimated trajectory. The preliminary estimated trajectory plotted from the witness reports shows the meteor was traveling from the Northeast to Southwest and ended its visible flight near Longs, SC (Horry County).
Below is the 3D trajectory of the event (available in KML format from the AMS Event#1337-2017 Page):