Multiple people report meteor sighting over Lowcountry Thursday morning

VIDEO: Multiple people report meteor sighting over Lowcountry Thursday morning

CHARLESTON, SC (WCSC) - Many people reported seeing something streaking across the morning sky in the Charleston area around 6:45 a.m. on Thursday.

Those who reported it observed an object with a tail and a blue or green light. Live 5 News received nine reports from all over the Lowcountry including Summerville, Goose Creek, North Charleston, Ladson and Folly Beach.

The American Meteor Society also allows people to self-report meteor sightings. The society’s website had reports of more than 320 sightings across multiple states including South Carolina, North Carolina, Georgia and Florida between 6:45 a.m. and 6:53 a.m. Thursday.

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Some of the sightings were reported as far away as Kentucky, Alabama and Virginia, the sight reported.

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Other specific sightings reported seeing it in Myrtle Beach, Savannah, Georgia and Hickory, North Carolina.

Social media also came alive as some tweeted about the sight.

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