Fireball spotted over Virginia

(Photo Credit: Dan Perjar)
(Photo Credit: Dan Perjar)

RALEIGH, N.C. (WAVY) — More than 80 witnesses reportedly saw a fireball over several states along the East Coast Thursday July 17.

The American Meteor Society (AMS) said the fireball was mainly seen over Virginia, but witnesses from neighboring states also reported seeing the phenomenon.

AMS created a map of the estimated trajectory (below) based on the witness reports.

(Photo by American Meteor Society)
(Photo by American Meteor Society)

AMS encourages anyone who may have seen the fireball to fill out an official fireball report.

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